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How will you address Austin’s housing shortage? What regulations will you change to allow more housing where people want to live?

Jessica Cohen

City Council, District 3

With cities surrounding Austin on every side, there aren’t a lot of options. There’s up, or more houses on smaller spaces. While CodeNEXT may have been scrapped, the city’s land use code needs to be updated to meet the standards of Imagine Austin. It’s time to stop using hundred year old zoning practices. The COA should increase fee waivers for low income and affordable housing and dramatically increase density bonus fee-in-lieu fees.