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  • ACDDC part of the Affordable Housing Accelerator’s Inaugural Cohort!

    We are excited to announce that ACDDC’s Alley Flat Initiative has been selected to be part of the Impact Hub Austin Affordable Housing Accelerator inaugural cohort! The Accelerator is a 3-month program focusing on policy, innovation and financing to keep Austin …

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  • Affordable Infill Tour – Thank you!

    We want to thank you for joining us at the Affordable Infill Tour last weekend! The event was a success and we are truly thrilled to see so many people interested in affordable living opportunities within our city. Enjoy a …

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  • The Affordable Infill Tour – Get your ticket today!

    The Affordable Infill Tour is fast approaching, on Saturday September 23rd, and we’re excited to have you join us at this day-packed event where we’ll learn about the importance of affordable housing in our community and see some cool affordable …

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  • Tour Date Announcement!

    Mark your calendars, save the date! We are happy to announce that the Affordable Infill Tour will take place in the Fall, on Saturday September 23rd, from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm! This informative and educational tour is timely given the potential changes …

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  • Media Alert – ACDDC in the local news!

    Our city is in the midst of rewriting the land development code, CodeNEXT, with the promise, among many, of addressing an increasing affordable housing gap. Through The Alley Flat Initiative and other projects, ACDDC has been working on this topic with …

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  • The Alley Flat Initiative at the DACs Date Night!

    We are pleased to invite you to Date Night @ The DAC: Art of Tiny Homes! Bring your family and friends to this free event at the Dougherty Arts Center this Wednesday May 17th, from 6:30pm – 9pm, where we will be sharing …

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  • Thank you for joining us at the Clarksville Open House!

    The Alley Flat Initiative wants to thank all of you for coming out to the Clarksville Open House and joining us in celebrating another Alley Flat and affordable housing victory in the neighborhood! Big congratulations to the Clarksville Community Development …

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  • Clarksville Alley Flat Open House

    Join us! The Alley Flat Initiative is excited to invite you to the Clarksville Alley Flat Open House! This is our latest Alley Flat project, made possible through the collaborative work of the Austin Community Design and Development Center and …

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  • Green Infill Housing Study

    Green infill housing is affordable, energy efficient housing which can provide social, economic, and environmental benefits to neighborhood residents. This strategy has the potential to directly affect four of Austin’s sustainability indicators as established by the Community Advancement Network (CAN), …

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  • HOPE Farmer’s Market ECO Fair! March 26th

    The Austin Community Design & Development Center is pleased to invite you to the HOPE Farmers Market Eco Fair, taking place Sunday March 26th from 11-3pm! This is the third Eco Fair taking place at Plaza Saltillo (412 Comal St.), …

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  • 2017 Alley Flat Tour: September 23rd!

    We are gearing up for the next Alley Flat Tour & Fundraiser! It will be taking place on Saturday September 23rd, from 10:30am-5pm. Details of the event and ticket purchase will be available soon through our website. Stay tuned! Contact us …

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  • 2016 Alley Flat Homes Tour + Fundraiser

    The Austin Community Design & Development Center hosted the first annual Alley Flat Homes Tour to raise funds for program expansion and increase awareness of the Alley Flat Initiative. Take a look at our Alley Flat Tour brochure below! Thank you …

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