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New Foreclosure Rights in Federal Law

New Foreclosure Rights in Federal Law

The President signed into a law a bill (Protecting Tenants in Foreclosure Act)that provides protection for tenants living in foreclosed buildings . These provisions immediately went into effect and are “self-executing,” so no federal agency is responsible for making them work.  It is up to advocates to make sure that tenants, landlords, public housing authorities, […]

Austin veteran not allowed to hang flag at apartment

Austin veteran not allowed to hang flag at apartment

Story here You may have already heard about this one. A veteran living at Village At Gracy Farms was told that he isn’t allowed to hang a US flag from his balcony.  He pulled it off the balcony and hung it on his wall.  He was told that he had to move it again since […]

Are downtown Austin apartments really cheap yet?

Are downtown Austin apartments really cheap yet?

Well – maybe. This pretty thorough article discusses the ins and outs of several apartments/condos downtown.  I’d encourage you to read it but here is a quick summary. While Austin hasn’t felt the crunch like many areas, the downtown apartments aren’t getting the rents or the occupancy rates they were hoping for.  Many places are […]

Affordable Housing may be going Green

Affordable Housing may be going Green

Bill H.R. 2336 or the Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods Act of 2009 (GREEN Act), which was recently reintroduced in the House by Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.), authorizes new federal resources for green affordable development while providing incentives to the private sector to invest in green affordable homes for low-income people. The GREEN Act […]