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by Tory Gattis — This week, I'm sharing my favorite excerpts from Evan Mintz's newest Texas Monthly essay, and how Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's approach to homelessness is succeeding.
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by Tory Gattis — Californians are feeding Austin's housing frenzy, as flexible remote work is beating hybrid models for work.
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by Tory Gattis — First, I'll be covering some of Houston's land use and zoning history as well as what other cities can learn from Houston in an online event this Tuesday. Second, demographic information post-pandemic indicates that it may be frustrated Republican (R) voters leaving Democratic states and moving to R states...
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by Tory Gattis — How does the Houston housing market achieve elasticity? Less regulation. The city famously lacks a zoning code, and many of its suburbs are also very pro-growth.
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by Tory Gattis — Is Austin poised to become the next Silicon Valley? The city is currently attracting an influx of tech companies and workers from California.
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by Tory Gattis — A post-pandemic housing boom is underway in alternative cities as residents flee high housing costs and low quality of life.
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Silicon Valley exits California for Texas in a quest for lower taxes, less competition for talent and an affordable cost of living for employees.
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This video by Terry Keel considers the benefits of removing Austin's city council from governing the Austin Police Department and reassign APD as a division within the Texas Department of Public Safety.
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