Posts by Michael Cooper, RECA Board Chair
December 30, 2015 | By: Michael Cooper, RECA Board Chair
From growing membership to a successful KnockOut Night and strengthening our advocacy, 2015 was a great year for RECA.
Read More About A Look Back at 2015
November 9, 2015 | By: Michael Cooper, RECA Board Chair
It came down to the wire, but Travis County voters turned down the county’s plan for a new civil courthouse. Now it’s time for taxpayers and local politicians alike to understand what that vote really means and how we can move forward.
Read More About Let’s Move Forward with Good Courthouse Plans
August 24, 2015 | By: Michael Cooper, RECA Board Chair
In RECA's latest white paper, we diagnose the barriers that are making the creation of new housing difficult to achieve.
Read More About Fixable Barriers Continue to Make Housing Less Affordable
July 13, 2015 | By: Michael Cooper, RECA Board Chair
The city has released a new action plan to address development review issues.
Read More About Austin’s Development Review Issues Must Be Solved Now
May 21, 2015 | By: Michael Cooper, RECA Board Chair
Real property tax solutions require us to get serious about long-term structural reforms that lower the cost of government.
Read More About City Council Poised to Take a Wrong Turn on Taxes
April 6, 2015 | By: Michael Cooper, RECA Board Chair
We need big ideas and courageous leaders who will execute them in order to overcome our traffic congestion issues.
Read More About Our Transportation Crisis Requires Bold Leadership
January 23, 2015 | By: Michael Cooper, RECA Board Chair
To improve the current affordability picture, RECA is calling for 100,000 new housing units of all types within the city limits.
Read More About Create More Housing Supply
December 1, 2014 | By: Michael Cooper, RECA Board Chair
The affordability crisis in Austin today is rooted in basic supply and demand. Just as Austin’s population has grown and diversified, so must its housing.
Read More About Affordability Requires More Housing Options