Helping Austin Families on Their Journey to Self-Sufficiency

Austin Pathways is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes the education and general welfare of low-income Austinites in subsidized housing programs.

We serve families from the 18 housing communities owned and operated by the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) and those who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program.

Self-Sufficiency Programs


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Youth

About half of Austin’s public housing residents and HCV participants are low-income children who participate in our Youth Educational Success program.

Learn more about our youth programs
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Adults

HACA’s housing programs provide a critical safety net and help families find stable housing. Once housed, families can work toward economic independence.

Learn more about our adult programs
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Seniors & Persons with Disabilities

Subsidized housing programs help seniors and persons with disabilities maintain safe, affordable housing and avoid institutionalization.

Learn more about our senior programs

Scholarships


Each year the we provide renewable scholarships to eligible subsidized housing residents pursuing opportunities in higher education. Since 2001, we’ve awarded more than 400 scholarships totaling over $1 million.


Latest News and Updates


Students Shine at Austin Pathways HACA 18th Annual Scholarship Ceremony

This year’s Austin Pathways HACA Resident Scholarship Ceremony was star...
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Scholarship Spotlight: Rakan Alsankari

As told by Rakan Alsankari, Northgate resident Many seniors do...
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Scholarship Spotlight: Christie Anderson

As told by Christie Anderson, Chalmers Courts resident My name...
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Scholarship Spotlight: Sayuri Byrd

As told by Sayuri Byrd, HCV participant My name is...
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Scholarship Spotlight: Kirida McDaniels

As told by Kirida McDaniels, HCV Participant I’m Kirida McDaniels,...
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Scholarship Spotlight: Dorothy Howard

As told by Dorothy Howard, Rosewood Courts Resident I want...
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Scholarship Spotlight: Layla Mohsin

As told by Layla Mohsin, HCV Participant Ever since I...
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Capstone Title Partners with Austin Pathways to Help Promote Education of Low-Income Austinites

Austin Pathways is happy to announce a partnership with Capstone...
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Austin Pathways Raises Over $50K for Housing Authority Resident Scholarships

Austin Pathways raised more than $50,000 during Amplify Austin Day...
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West Pointers Bring Robotics Workshop to Public and Subsidized Housing Youth

When 12-year old Housing Choice Voucher client Jason Jetter signed...
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IBM Impact Grant a Foundation for Growth at HACA Nonprofit Austin Pathways

As told by Catherine Crago, Strategic Initiatives and Resource Development...
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Austin Wins Grant for Initiative to Increase Mobility Equity with Access to Online Tools

Next Century Cities recently announced that Austin was one of...
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Austin Pathways Raises Over $30K for Housing Authority Residents

Austin Pathways raised $34,212 during Amplify Austin, doubling last year’s...
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Austin Pathways Wins Grant to Support Music Education

The Best Buy Foundation has awarded the Housing Authority of the...
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Google Community Leaders Help Residents Plug in to Digital Austin

About 20 children who live in apartments operated by the...
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When It Comes to Digital Inclusion, Start Slow to Go Fast

As told by Catherine Crago, Strategic Initiatives and Resource Development...
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It Takes a Village to Bridge the Digital Divide

As told by Sylvia Blanco, HACA Executive Vice President Earlier...
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Austin Housing Authority Digital Inclusion Program Selected by HUD to Mentor Other Cities Across the U.S.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Principal Deputy Assistant...
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Austin Pathways Pilots Computer Refurbishing Program

Growing up in Kerala, India, Austin Pathways volunteer Unni Krishnan...
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Rachel Martinez Named TX NAHRO Resident of the Year

Unlocking the Connection spokesperson Rachel Martinez was recently recognized as...
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Students Become Teachers in Austin Pathways’ Tech Starters Class

Even the most technologically savvy person can learn something new...
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Austin Pathways Raises Over $17K During Amplify Austin

Austin Pathways raised about $17,000 during this year’s 24-hour Amplify Austin Day of...
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Tech Starters Celebrates Inaugural Graduation

Austin Free-Net and Austin Pathways graduated its first class of Tech Starters...
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Manchaca Village Residents Get Connected at Tech Feria

Austin Pathways, Google Fiber and Austin Free-Net recently hosted a Tech Feria at...
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HACA Celebrates Record Number of Family Self-Sufficiency Graduates and Homeowners

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) and...
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HUD Secretary joins HACA for Grand Opening of Education and Training Center

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) and...
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HUD Secretary joins HACA, Google Fiber to Launch Nation’s First Digital Inclusion Program

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián...
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Henry Flores Education and Training Center (ETC) Grand Opening

A date for the grand opening celebration of the Henry...
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Austin Pathways Receives a Grant to Bridge the Public Housing Digital Divide

The Ford Foundation has granted $150,000 to support Austin Pathways’...
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