What’s closed, what you can do in Austin amid coronavirus outbreak
What are you allowed to do, and how are the city and county responding? Here’s a running list.
Travis County shelter-in-place order extended, masks required
The new decree lasts through May 8
What Austin renters need to know during the coronavirus pandemic
From rent strikes to RISE, how the city is working to protect tenants
Utility relief ordinance will aid Austinites during coronavirus crisis
The measure aims to reduce utility bill impacts for households and businesses facing financial hardship.
Austin real estate business deemed ‘essential’ during coronavirus pandemic
A new state order allows home showings, says the Austin Board of Realtors.
Austin area rents remain steady despite coronavirus
It’s too early to know what the pandemic’s effects might have on leasing a place to live
How to get around in Austin—if you must—amid coronavirus closures: Updated
Capital Metro busses and rail are operating with abbreviated schedules, some closed routes, and no fares.
Capital Metro coronavirus response includes free fares in April
Bus and train service is still running but for essential travel only during stay-home-work-safe order.
City Council passes anti-eviction ordinance to protect renters during coronavirus crisis
The legislation delays tenant evictions for 60 days. But what happens after that?
Austin gets a stay-at-home order due to coronavirus. Here’s what that means.
Starting midnight Tuesday, residents must stay at home except to conduct essential activities and business.
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Coronavirus impact in Austin
News and updates on how the novel coronavirus is affecting Austin housing, transit, and more
Here’s where all those new Austinites are coming from: Updated
Austin is one of the top five destinations for people moving from other U.S. cities.
Here’s how many hours Austinites need to work to pay the rent
Study puts city in top 10 for labor needed to keep a roof over your head
What you’ll see on the Austin Modern Home Tour 2020
See the many manifestations of contemporary modernism as architects and builders show their work in neighborhoods across the city
Is Austin rent relief in sight? Not so much.
Rents across the metro continue to rise faster than the national rate.
New Austin store specializes in how not to kill your plants
Desk Plants in the Domain can help with your house plants, too.
Austin’s hottest neighborhoods aren’t necessarily what you think they are
There are plenty of great reasons people flock to planned communities.
Austin’s best neighborhoods for car-free living, ranked
Places where it’s easy to get around via foot, bicycle, or public transit
Rent report: How Austin compares to other US cities
Austin’s rent is still relatively low compared to some places, but it’s rising fast.
Sneak peek: Tribeza Interiors Tour 2020
The homes tour highlights one-of-a-kind design by local professionals.
Austin’s housing market expected to outperform national average, says study
The city’s real estate market is predicted to outperform the national average. What does that mean for affordability?
Austin rents show seasonal slowdown
Yearly growth rate is among highest in nation, however.
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Austin’s best places to get married
There's no shortage of beautiful places to get married in the great outdoors in Austin. But there are also plenty of gorgeous, year-round go-tos.
Austin rent totals rose faster than those in any other U.S. city in the past decade
Local tenants paid a whopping $36.7 billion since 2010
Austin rent rose sharply in 2019
Growth was sixth-fastest among nation’s large cities
AFS, city expand Austin Studios with major new facility
Creative Media Center adds 38,500 square feet of development and production space
Austin outpaces U.S. in rate of rising rent
Only four large cities had faster growth, according to a recent report
Austin home affordability ranks in bottom third among 100 largest U.S. cities
Home owners spend almost 40 percent of income on mortgages, according to one report
Election 2019: Austin rejects local props, votes for Expo Center proposal
Convention Center expansion, a new MLS stadium, and an Expo Center update were the real issues underlying hotel tax votes.
Austin expands program to help cost-burdened tenants
Almost half of city’s renters struggle to pay, according to study
Austin Design Week 2019: Where to find the placemakers
Recommendations for architecture freaks and city geeks
Austin rent jumps again
The city’s one-bedroom apartments are the most expensive in the metro area.
Viva la Vida y más: Austin weekend street closures
Texas Book Festival, Austin Film Fest, and more
Dig the designer dog houses of Barkitecture 2019
A sneak peek at pics of this year’s pooch palaces
Austin’s best historic places of the year
The 2019 Preservation Austin Merit Awards embrace variety and diversity.
Austin signs on to global pledge to reduce air pollution
At the C40 Summit in Copenhagen, 34 city leaders pledge to push aggressive measures to curb dirty air.
How does extreme heat affect Austin kids?
PARD gets a grant to study the effects of sustained high temperatures due to climate change.