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How Workplace Discrimination Impacts Employees

According to the Enforcement and Litigation Data report for fiscal 2016, released by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on January 18, 2017, the EEOC received 91,503 charges of workplace discrimination in 2016. Out of all the workplace discrimination charges, retaliation topped the list at 45.9%, followed by race-based discrimination with 35.3% charges

The Altman Companies Breaks Ground on Altís Lakeline

The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer of luxury apartment communities, has broken ground on its first development in Austin, Texas. Located at 12700 Ridgeline Blvd., the 354-unit Altís Lakeline is rich with features and amenities.

Attorney General Paxton Statement on The Aransas Project v. Shaw Supreme Court Decision

“The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s water permitting program is critical to both preserving our environment and managing the water needs of our state. The Fifth Circuit was right to rule that the State of Texas cannot be held liable for independent and unpredictable forces affecting wildlife, and we are pleased with the U.S. Supreme Court decision to deny review of the case.

Mobile Registration Intake Center Opens in Fort Bend County for Texas Flood Survivors

A Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) has opened in Rosenberg, Texas, to serve homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the ongoing severe storms and flooding

Mobile Registration Intake Center Opens in Caldwell County for Texas Flood Survivors

A Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC) has opened in Martindale, Texas, to serve homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the ongoing severe storms and flooding

Austin Boys & Girls Club Names Housing Authority of the City of Austin a...

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA) has named the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) a “Champion for Youth” for the agency’s unwavering commitment to youth, educational success, and mentoring programs for children living in public housing in Austin.

Housing Authority of the City of Austin awarded $250,000 to Improve Security for Elderly...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) $250,000 to improve security and monitoring at Lakeside Apartments, an elderly public housing property located in Downtown Austin.

Drawbridge Realty Signs Lease with Younicos AG at 3100 Alvin Devane in Austin, Texas

Drawbridge Realty announced today the signing of a new seven-year lease with Younicos AG for approximately 32,500 square feet at 3100 Alvin Devane in Austin, Texas.

Learn about Fair Housing at May 8th Conference

The City of Austin is hosting a fair housing conference, “Fair Housing in Austin: Past, Present, and Future,” on Friday, May 8 from 8:30 am to 3 pm at the Asian American Resource Center located at: 8401 Cameron Road, Austin, TX 78754.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Acquires 288-Unit Class A Fox Hill Apartments in Austin, Texas

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BRG) (“BRG” or “the Company”) announced today that it has acquired through a joint venture a 288-unit Class A apartment community in Austin, Texas known as the Fox Hill Apartments (“Fox Hill”).

HUD Awards $824,000 to Austin, Houston and San Antonio to Fight Housing Discrimination in...

FORT WORTH, TX - January 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded at total of $824,707,000 to three fair housing organizations in Texas to assist people who believe they have been victims of housing discrimination.

Do You Have the Messiest Office in Austin? Austin Centre Executive Suites Wants You!

AUSTIN, TX - August 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Is your office cluttered with annual reports from 2001? Two-year-old candy bar wrappers? Memos from your former boss’ ex-boss? Stacks of business cards from people you don’t remember meeting? Operating instructions for every cell phone you’ve ever owned?

Austin Centre Executive Suites Brings High-Value Option to Downtown Office Market

Austin, TX - July 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Offering a cost-effective, highly professional choice for downtown Austin office space, Austin-based commercial real estate firm T. Stacy & Associates Inc. has launched Austin Centre Executive Suites at 701 Brazos St.

FEMA Obligates Nearly $4 Million To Texas Southern University For Science Building And Auditorium...

AUSTIN, TX - April 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $3,974,593 to the state of Texas for Texas Southern University in Houston for repairs to classrooms, hallways and an auditorium severely damaged by Hurricane Ike.

Housing And Other Disaster Assistance In Brazoria County Tops $41.6 Million

AUSTIN, Texas -- More than $41.6 million in federal and state grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved for Brazoria County five months after Hurricane Ike made landfall.

Housing And Other Disaster Assistance In Angelina County Tops $1.7 Million

AUSTIN, Texas -- More than $1.7 million in federal and state grants and low-interest disaster loans have been approved for Angelina County five months after Hurricane Ike made landfall.

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in Texas and Louisiana

WASHINGTON, DC - September 15, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to dozens of counties and parishes in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.

State housing agency awards $240,000 for Austin homeownership

AUSTIN, TX - August 26, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Recognizing that homeownership is the key to creating stable families and communities, the Texas Department of...

State, local housing agencies bolster homeownership with $261,000 award in 8-county area

(AUSTIN) — Recognizing that homeownership is the key to creating stable families and communities, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has...

More than 900 Texas Realtors gather in Austin

Annual event features notable speakers and statewide awards More than 900 Realtors from across the state attended the 2008 Texas Realtors Winter Meeting, Feb. 22-26...

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Texas condominium sales up, townhome sales down during first half of...

Condominium sales in Texas’s major metro areas increased and townhome sales fell in the first half of 2016, according to the Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report. Released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the report shows that condominium sales in Texas’ four largest markets have seen increasing demand over townhomes and single-family homes among young professionals and retirees. This is the first time in the report’s history that condo and townhome statistics have been reported separately.

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HUD-Assisted Residents in Hidalgo, Cameron and Jim Wells Counties May be...

Survivors in Hidalgo, Cameron or Jim Wells County that were impacted by the recent severe storms and flooding and were receiving rental assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) prior to the disaster, may be eligible for disaster assistance from FEMA.