HUD Secretary Castro joins HACA for Grand Opening of Education and Training Center

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The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today (Nov. 21) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the agency’s new Henry Flores Education and Training Center at Meadowbrook Apartments, 1201 A. W Live Oak St. “Brainpower is the currency of success in the 21st century global economy. The comprehensive training and resources now available will transform lives and uplift families,” said HUD Secretary Julián Castro. “Equipped with … Read More

HUD Secretary Castro joins HACA and Google Fiber in Launching Nation’s First Digital Inclusion Program for Austin Public Housing Residents

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro joined the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) and Google Fiber today (Nov. 20) to announce Unlocking the Connection, a community-based initiative to help bridge the city’s digital divide and help families build self-sufficiency that supports economic independence and transitioning from public assistance. “Closing the digital divide means that every child has a chance to succeed in the 21st century global economy,” said HUD Secretary Julián Castro. … Read More

Section 8 Waiting List Now Closed

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At 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 29, the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) closed the pre-application website and its Section 8 waiting list. Within 45 days, no later than December 13, 2014, the random lottery will be completed.  The random lottery will select 2,500 pre-applications to be placed on the waiting list.   To find out if your application was selected in the lottery, go to our Application Checker at: https://Austin.Apply4Housing.com/status Stay up to date on HACA’s Waiting List Opening … Read More