Causes: Homeless & Housing
Mission: Affordable central texas, inc, is a community-based organization dedicated to preserving the supply of housing that is affordable to moderate and lower income households in austin, texas, including working households at the lower end of the economic spectrum. Affordable central texas, inc. Is organized and shall be operated exclusively for charitable purposes including lessening the burdens of government, relief of the poor and distressed or of the underprivileged, lessening neighborhood tensions, eliminating prejudice and discrimination, and combating community deterioration.
Programs: The city of austin, through the neighborhood housing and community development department, has developed the austin strategic housing plan, a comprehensive plan for addressing austin's housing challenges. Specifically, the plan calls for the development of a fund that will strategically acquire, renovate, and manage existing multi-family buildings to make them affordable for the long term. Affordable central texas, with initial funding and significant input and involvement from the city of austin, plans to establish and operate this fund.