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

Justin Jacobson

City Council, District 3

I want to preserve current affordable housing, identify city owned properties prime for affordable housing, commit to strategic land banking for future needs, establish more Community Land Trusts, create historic & homestead preservation districts, expand home repair and weatherization efforts, strengthen rights of tenets, expand & deepen Density Bonus Programs, reevaluated Fee-in-Lieu schedules, streamline code & permitting process, and add missing middle housing. Yet, the most effective tool is a rewrite of our Land Use Code, ushering in the more units.