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What policies do you support to make Austin a more affordable place to live for all residents?

Lewis Conway Jr.

City Council, District 1

Let’s create an Austin that works for working people. I propose that we institute a community land trust program that would create truly affordable housing. I propose that we create a healthcare pilot program that would guarantee health coverage to citizens of District 1, modeled after a successful ten-year program, Healthy San Francisco. I propose that we institute a Municipal Jobs Guarantee, creating living wage jobs for people unable to find work in the job market. Finally, we must expand and improve our public transportation in order to reduce the need to maintain a personal vehicle.