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FAN Supports Housing Type Diversity

In April 2016, the membership of Friends of Austin Neighborhoods (FAN) voted to urge city officials to allow for greater housing type diversity throughout the city. Our housing type diversity resolution and letter was as follows: FAN stands for an inclusive Austin that welcomes people of all socioeconomic backgrounds throughout the city. When our policies Read more about FAN Supports Housing Type Diversity[…]

FAN Supports Proposition 1 on the May 2016 Ballot

In January 2016, the membership of Friends of Austin Neighborhoods (FAN) voted to oppose onerous new regulations that would jeopardize the choices and benefits ride sharing (e.g. Uber and Lyft) provided after the Austin City Council originally legalized and regulated it in 2014. Our ride sharing resolution and letter was as follows: Ride sharing companies, Read more about FAN Supports Proposition 1 on the May 2016 Ballot[…]

Blue Bonnet Hills Local Historic District

Friends of Austin Neighborhoods members voted and overwhelmingly passed the following resolution regarding the Blue Bonnet Hills Local Historic District. An email/letter will be sent to the city council letting them know our position. In order to vote on these issues in the future and become a member of FAN, please visit the link here: Read more about Blue Bonnet Hills Local Historic District[…]

FAN Supports Small Lot Amnesty

Friends of Austin Neighborhoods members voted and overwhelmingly passed the following resolution regarding small lot amnesty. An email/letter will be sent to the city council letting them know our position. In order to vote on these issues in the future and become a member of FAN, please visit the link here: http://www.atxfriends.org/join/ More information can Read more about FAN Supports Small Lot Amnesty[…]

FAN Short Term Rentals and Accessory Dwelling Units Resolution Passes

Friends of Austin Neighborhoods members voted and overwhelmingly passed the following resolution regarding short term rentals and accessory dwelling units. An email/letter will be sent to the city council letting them know our position. In order to vote on these issues in the future and become a member of FAN, please visit the link here: Read more about FAN Short Term Rentals and Accessory Dwelling Units Resolution Passes[…]

FAN ADU Resolution Passes

Friends of Austin Neighborhoods members voted and passed the following resolution regarding accessory dwelling units. An email/letter will be sent to the city council letting them know our position.  In order to vote on these issues in the future and become a member of FAN, please visit the link here:  http://www.atxfriends.org/join/ ————- Friends of Austin Read more about FAN ADU Resolution Passes[…]

Addressing ATX Affordability – Missing Middle Presentations Online from Imagine Austin/City of Austin

On Saturday May 16th, 2015, Imagine Austin and Austin American Institute of Architects designvoice committee partnered to present Walk the Talk – A tour and panel discussion on ‘missing middle’ housing in Austin. The goal was to present an educational and informative program that fostered open dialogue and visual cues on the benefits and opportunities Read more about Addressing ATX Affordability – Missing Middle Presentations Online from Imagine Austin/City of Austin[…]