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

Danielle Skidmore

City Council, District 9

Major employment centers (UT, Capitol) are more accessible to those who live in central Austin but many families have been pushed out due to cost of living. Providing better public transportation options to bring workers to their jobs-with childcare options on-site or nearby to avoid additional stops-will improve affordability, if purchasing a car is no longer the only viable option. I also support the Affordable Housing bond and partnering with local nonprofits to build more multi-family housing in-district for renters, and to help homeowners better afford property taxes by allowing ADUs.