Episode 40: Discussing Austin's Affordability Unlocked Resolution with Megan Lasch
(Run time - 15:17)
On today’s episode we speak with Megan Lasch, with Saigebrook Development, an Austin-based affordable housing development firm.
She and Bingham Group CEO A.J. Bingham discuss the Affordabilty Unlocked resolution, passed unanimously by Austin’s City Council on February 21, 2019.
The overall objectives contained in the resolution are to:
Maximize affordable housing;
Make it easier and less costly to build affordable housing; and
Allow affordable housing in high-opportunity areas and areas facing and susceptible to gentrification
City staff have until May 9 of this year to present a draft ordinance to Council.
She and A.J. also discuss the overall model of for profit affordable housing, and its fit in the Austin development community.
Megan is a graduate of Oklahoma State University (B.S. Engineering). You can learn more about her, here.
This episode was recorded on February 27, 2019.
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