Category Archives: Affordable Housing

 

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Family Finds a Home and Pursues Dreams at Laurel Creek

April 27, 2023 | Posted in Housing, Affordable Housing, Financial Stability |

Edward and Rebecca Henderson had dreams of owning a farm. The parents of three girls, they were leasing property in Bastrop County on a “handshake” deal – they could one […]

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Formerly Homeless Man Calls Living at The Jordan a Blessing

February 22, 2023 | Posted in Housing, Affordable Housing |

Ronn Davila is passionate and sincere as he describes the five years he spent homeless as his chance to start over. Once a successful business manager, Ronn was unemployed when […]

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Record Number of Families Request Support from Holiday Assistance Program

December 3, 2022 | Posted in Housing, Affordable Housing, Financial Stability |

Seven-year-old Zoe is a big fan of unicorns, Santa Claus and the magic of Christmas. Her mother Heather wants to keep it that way. Last year didn’t bring as much […]

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St. David’s Foundation Delivers $5.9 Million to Support Residents

October 1, 2022 | Posted in Housing, Affordable Housing |

On a hot Thursday morning, Mo Poura has a smile on his face and a sense of purpose as he parks a large transport van in front of Arbor Terrace […]

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Foundation Communities Hosts Rally for 2022 Affordable Housing Bonds Campaign

July 21, 2022 | Posted in Affordable Housing, Housing, In the News |

On July 21, 2022, Foundation Communities a broad coalition of advocates, affordable housing providers and elected leaders gathered at The Jordan at Mueller to call for a bold investment in […]

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Family Finds Financial Footing with Affordable Housing, Support

July 19, 2022 | Posted in Affordable Housing, Housing |

Iyanna Burns prides herself in being independent and self-sufficient. But in 2019, she had to swallow that pride a bit. Pregnant with her third child, Iyanna made the decision to […]

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Foundation Communities Awarded $6 million in Federal Funding for New Affordable Housing

June 24, 2022 | Posted in Affordable Housing, Housing |

Foundation Communities has taken another big step toward reaching our current goal for expanding affordable housing in Austin. This week, we were awarded $6 million from the Capital Magnet Fund […]

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