Episode 15: Patrick Howard, Executive Director and CEO at Housing Authority of Travis County, on Affordable Housing


Patrick Howard

Executive Director and CEO at Housing Authority of Travis County

Today's BG Podcast features a discussion with Patrick Howard Executive Director and CEO, Housing Authority of Travis County (HATC), an independent, government funded agency charged with the responsibility to provide access to safe, decent, low-income housing to help meet the housing needs of the residents of Travis County, Texas.

Mr. Howard provides overall leadership for the administration and management of HATC, which consists of a professional staff of 13, 105 Public Housing units, 568 Housing Choice Vouchers, 76 Housing Choice Vouchers, 102 Continuum of Care rental assistance vouchers, and 49 affordable housing rental units.

Additionally, he oversees operations of the Strategic Housing Finance Corporation, an affiliated affordable housing development entity, and general partner in 2,286 multifamily units.

Originally recorded on August 24th, 2018, we discuss proposed rule changes to the the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, and it’s potential impact on Austinities. We also discuss the proposed affordable housing bond (Proposition A) on the November 6th ballot.


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