The Next CodeNEXT Is Down, But Not Out. Here’s an Update on the City’s Plan and Our Legal Fight

Neighborhood advocates, small business owners, and other members of our community scored a huge victory on March 18, when Travis County District Judge Jan Soifer issued a ruling supporting Austinites’ right to protest City Hall’s controversial rezoning plan. Her decision meant city officials would need the backing of three-fourths of the Austin City Council (nine ...

The Latest on Local Construction During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  Many readers have reached out to us since local residents began practicing social distancing with questions about construction sites that remain active despite the threat posed by COVID-19. Here is a timeline of the issue’s status: March 24, 2020 Mayor Steve Adler issues the City of Austin’s stay-at-home order, temporarily banning all nonessential business ...