City Council, District 8
We have an opportunity here. There is a love of neighborhood character throughout Austin that newcomers and old timers both appreciate. If we can blend missing middle housing development like duplexes, quadplexes, and garden homes into the aesthetic our well-loved areas of town, we can preserve character while increasing the housing supply we desperately need. On the contrary, dense urban corridors have to be allowed to be our housing workhorses. They are built for this. Blending these concept together is how we achieve the various styles of desired housing and move toward the availability of walkable, connected corridors and transition zones.