Category Archives: Housing


Sprucing Up, Scaling Up Affordable Housing on Lamar Square

June 24, 2024 | Posted in Affordable Housing, Housing, Uncategorized |

Just steps away from the buzz and bustle of South Lamar Boulevard, is a city block called Lamar Square. The Mary Lee Foundation has been growing and operating a campus […]


Our Community Health Worker Program – Connecting Clients with Assistance and Hope

June 24, 2024 | Posted in Health, Healthy Initiatives, Affordable Housing, Housing, Financial Stability |

Two years ago, Orisbel San Miguel (left) came to the United States from Cuba to find a better life for herself and her daughter, who is now 11 years old. […]


Rent Assistance Helps Bus Driving Resident Get Back in the Driver’s Seat Financially

June 18, 2024 | Posted in Financial Stability, Affordable Housing, Housing |

Stacey Peña Kambeu Kamsu says driving a city bus is the best job she has had, but it also led to one of the most horrific days of her life. […]


Murals Become Part of the Big Picture for Foundation Communities Housing

April 25, 2024 | Posted in FC Creates, FC Creates: Arts, Housing, Uncategorized |

Whether they’re enjoying coffee hour or playing a bingo card, residents of Zilker Studios say they feel a sense of calm and serenity from the flower-filled mural that graces a […]


Forecasting a Summer Opening for Parker Lane Apartments

February 28, 2024 | Posted in Healthy Initiatives, Green Building, Affordable Housing, Housing, Education, Health, Uncategorized |

At Foundation Communities, we’re excited that construction crews with BEC Austin have us on track for a summer opening for Parker Lane Apartments. The interest list is already open for […]


Foundation Communities Nursing Program is a Recipe for Recovery for Arbor Terrace Resident

February 6, 2024 | Posted in Health, Housing |

For Amplify Austin this year, we’re featuring residents who are finding success with help from supportive services offered by Foundation Communities. Please donate to our Amplify Austin campaign here, and […]


Family Celebrates Holidays at The Loretta after Housing Crisis – Apartments Still Available

December 18, 2023 | Posted in Housing |

The opening of The Loretta Apartments in NW Austin couldn’t have come at a better time for Glenda Dennis and her daughter and son. After the rent for her townhome […]


Immigrant Family Finds Safety, Stability through Foundation Communities Affordable Housing

September 25, 2023 | Posted in Housing, Education, Financial Stability, Uncategorized |

As the lead maintenance technician at Cardinal Point Apartments, Jeremiah Balingene stays very busy making repairs, and getting apartments ready for new residents. Thirteen years ago, he was in their […]


Building Zilker Studios: Seizing Opportunities, Overcoming Challenges

July 18, 2023 | Posted in Green Building, Affordable Housing, Housing, Uncategorized |

For Foundation Communities, building Zilker Studios was truly a “no-brainer.” It’s located on a half-acre of land that was donated by C12 Capital, the developer of The Loren at Lady […]


Veteran and Former Truck Driver Excited about the “Long Haul” at Zilker Studios

June 23, 2023 | Posted in Housing, Affordable Housing |

In the Zilker Studios community room, Johnnie Miller inspects the spread at the Healthy Food Pantry, all free for the taking. “Tomatoes , strawberries, sourdough breads… things that I can’t […]