Category: In the News

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.

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.

“At Work”: An interview with Barbra Boeta, PeopleFund lender

Austin Business Journal: Barbra Boeta, PeopleFund’s Community Lender, discusses the “warm and fuzzies” she gets when she underwrites small business loans for those turned away by banks.

Austin Business Journal: Barbra Boeta, PeopleFund’s Community Lender, discusses the “warm and fuzzies” she gets when she underwrites small business loans for those turned away by banks.