Travis County 'confident' it will distribute federal housing assistance by deadline at the end of September – Community Impact Newspaper

Travis County is moving toward its Sept. 30 deadline of distributing federal housing funds. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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By Darcy Sprague | 3:13 PM Sep 7, 2021 CDT | Updated 3:13 PM Sep 7, 2021 CDT
A final map for the 10 districts will be finalized this fall and will affect the next decade of Austin elections.
Austin Public Health announced Sept. 8 that Travis County had surpassed 1,000 deaths from COVID-19, calling it “another grim milestone” for the community.
$17B plant would employ 1,800 full-time Samsung employees, thousands of contractors
Wanderlust Wine Co. opened its second location this summer.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will convene a third special legislative session Sept. 20 at 10 a.m., according to a Sept. 7 news release.
The bill would provide ISDs with two years of state funding to enact virtual learning and allows districts to contract with each other to exchange students for virtual learning.
Despite difficulties during the pandemic, the community has helped the restaurant survive.
The salon has two locations and is scouting a third.
Traffic dipped significantly through the brunt of the pandemic, which unintentionally led to more construction time for crews.
Sept. 2 tied for the highest number of single-day deaths in Austin.
A city update covering 2018 through 2020 showed Austin’s slow progress in adding more deeply affordable units across most City Council districts.
Studio 103 offers affordable studio space for yogis, fitness instructors and artists.
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