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Partnerships Spawn Affordable Homes

Austin Business Journal: A few nonprofit-private partnerships bringing affordable housing to Austin hope to prove such arrangements can provide needed housing for the working class, while turning a profit for developers.

Austin Business Journal: A few nonprofit-private partnerships bringing affordable housing to Austin hope to prove such arrangements can provide needed housing for the working class, while turning a profit for developers.

PeopleFund Wins $1 Million from the Federal Government

Austin American Statesman: PeopleFund, the East Austin nonprofit, will receive $1 million from the federal government to make more loans to small businesses and provide other credit and financial services to its clients.

Austin American Statesman: PeopleFund, the East Austin nonprofit, will receive $1 million from the federal government to make more loans to small businesses and provide other credit and financial services to its clients.

PeopleFund Wins Innovation Award at 9th Annual Austin Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

For Immediate Release PeopleFund Wins Innovation Award at 9th Annual Austin Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Austin Chamber of Commerce honors PeopleFund with Bury + Partners’ Innovation Award in Non-Profit Category AUSTIN, Texas – August 26th, 2009 – PeopleFund, a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution, was awarded Bury + Partners’ Innovation Award…

For Immediate Release PeopleFund Wins Innovation Award at 9th Annual Austin Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Austin Chamber of Commerce honors PeopleFund with Bury + Partners’ Innovation Award in Non-Profit Category AUSTIN, Texas – August 26th, 2009 – PeopleFund, a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution, was awarded Bury + Partners’ Innovation Award…

Austin Receives $2 Million in HUD Stimulus Funds

Austin Business Journal: Austin city officials and U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett on Wednesday announced the city’s intention to receive $2 million in Community Development Block Grant Recovery funds that will help fund four development projects in East Austin.

Austin Business Journal: Austin city officials and U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett on Wednesday announced the city’s intention to receive $2 million in Community Development Block Grant Recovery funds that will help fund four development projects in East Austin.

Ott Tackles Racial Divide

Austin Chronicle: At a June 26 PeopleTalk luncheon, city manager Marc Ott addressed a range of topics… But in closing, Ott issued a strong challenge to Austinites to publicly address the racial divide in Austin.

Austin Chronicle: At a June 26 PeopleTalk luncheon, city manager Marc Ott addressed a range of topics… But in closing, Ott issued a strong challenge to Austinites to publicly address the racial divide in Austin.

City Manager Marc Ott Headlines PeopleTalk Speaker Series

For Immediate Release City Manager Marc Ott Headlines PeopleTalk Speaker Series Housing, Small Business, Budget, Transportation are Among Topics AUSTIN, Texas – June 15, 2009 – PeopleFund, a socially responsible small business loan fund and affordable housing non-profit, welcomes Austin City Manager Marc Ott to its quarterly Speaker Series, PeopleTalk. Ott will…

For Immediate Release City Manager Marc Ott Headlines PeopleTalk Speaker Series Housing, Small Business, Budget, Transportation are Among Topics AUSTIN, Texas – June 15, 2009 – PeopleFund, a socially responsible small business loan fund and affordable housing non-profit, welcomes Austin City Manager Marc Ott to its quarterly Speaker Series, PeopleTalk. Ott will…

PeopleTrust Affordable Housing Programs Receive Honors from Liveable City

For Immediate Release PeopleTrust Affordable Housing Programs Receive Honors from Liveable City Working Families Find Homes Affordable With Shared Appreciation Loans and Land Trust Homes AUSTIN, Texas – May 19, 2009 – PeopleTrust, the affordable housing arm of PeopleFund, will receive honors for its pioneering affordable housing initiatives from Liveable City at…

For Immediate Release PeopleTrust Affordable Housing Programs Receive Honors from Liveable City Working Families Find Homes Affordable With Shared Appreciation Loans and Land Trust Homes AUSTIN, Texas – May 19, 2009 – PeopleTrust, the affordable housing arm of PeopleFund, will receive honors for its pioneering affordable housing initiatives from Liveable City at…