From affordability to CodeNext and Imagine Austin, RECA actively advocates for policies that support economic development, job growth and responsible development. Because the issues are diverse, numerous, and often require quick action, RECA mobilizes its members to participate in advocacy efforts alongside RECA staff. If you're a RECA member, you can attend regular Policy Briefings on current issues. Learn more about those here.
The City of Austin density bonus program allows for additional height and FAR in exchange for community benefits. It is important that the formulas for density bonus fees are calculated correctly.
Austin can build its way out of an affordability crisis if it encourages housing of all types for a variety of income levels.