Advocates in Texas Say More Work is Needed to Prevent Housing Discrimination

AUSTIN (Nexstar) – It’s been 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law and while housing advocates are celebrating the anniversary, they’re acknowledging that many barriers remain. “I don’t think people realize how much discrimination actually occurs in housing,” Nekesha Phoenix, fair housing program director with the Austin Tenants’ […]

Convicted felon should be able to run for Austin City Council

Lewis Conway Jr. was convicted of voluntary manslaughter for fatally stabbing a man after a dispute at an East Austin apartment 25 years ago, a crime for which he served eight years in prison and 12 years of parole. Today, he is running for Austin City Council, and, having served his time, the law should […]

Austin Texas Silicon Valley of the South

There’s something brewing special in Texas and it just isn’t steak. Over the last 15 years Austin Texas has become a technological giant. More and more companies are moving to Austin and people want to know why. It has become a hub of technology and many engineers, scientists, startup types and programmers are all flocking […]

Children attachment to an apartment

Children need time and place for playing. Playing games will never destroy them instead play time develops different skills and confidence among your children. When children play they learn. However, the need is to take care of the games that they play so that they might not indulge in bad kinds of plays. So, you […]