Our Basic Needs are Met

• We live in a community where the basic needs of all are met.basic needs

• We live in affordable and stable housing with access to open space and public amenities.

• We have safe, affordable, accessible and reliable transportation.

Local Efforts

One Voice Central Texas http://onevoicecentraltx.org
Community Health Improvement Plan http://www.austintexas.gov/healthforum
Central Texas Food Bank https://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org
State of the Food System http://austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Sustainability/AustinFoodReport050115_-_FINAL.pdf
Food for All: Inclusive Neighborhood Food Planning in North Austin https://issuu.com/atxsustainability/docs/food_for_all_final_070616.compresse
Austin Strategic Housing Plan https://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Austin_Strategic_Housing_Plan.pdf
The State of the Capital Area (CAPCOG) http://www.capcog.org/documents/economicdevelopment/CAPCOG_State_of_the_Region_2016.pdf
Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan http://austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Planning/ImagineAustin/071216_web.pdf
CAMPO 2040 Plan http://www.campotexas.org/plans-programs/campo-plan-2040/
Housing/Jobs District Analysis http://housingworksaustin.org/news/2016housingjobs/
CapMetro Connections 2025 Plan http://connections2025.org
ECHO Annual Report http://austinecho.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/160517-FINAL-ECHO-Annual-Report-2016.pdf
Travis County Land, Water, & Transportation Plan https://www.traviscountytx.gov/tnr/lwtp
Community Needs & Trends Report http://www.unitedwayaustin.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/2015_CNT_Report_FINAL.pdf
Guide to Affordable Housing in the Austin Area http://www.housing-rights.org/PDF/forms/GAHGAA.pdf
Austin Strategic Mobility Plan https://www.austintexas.gov/asmp

REPORTS, PLANS & INITIATIVES

State of the Food System Report, April 2015, COA Office of Sustainability http://austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Sustainability/AustinFoodReport050115_-_FINAL.pdf
Food for All: Inclusive Neighborhood Food Planning in North Austin, July 2016, COA Office of Sustainability https://issuu.com/atxsustainability/docs/food_for_all_final_070616.compresse
Austin Strategic Housing Plan, December 2016, COA Neighborhood Housing & Community Development https://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Austin_Strategic_Housing_Plan.pdf
The State of the Capital Area, 2016, CAPCOG http://www.capcog.org/documents/economicdevelopment/CAPCOG_State_of_the_Region_2016.pdf
Imagine Austin 2016 Annual Report, COA http://austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Planning/ImagineAustin/071216_web.pdf
CAMPO 2040 Plan http://www.campotexas.org/plans-programs/campo-plan-2040/
2016 Housing Jobs District Analysis, Housing Works Austin http://housingworksaustin.org/news/2016housingjobs/
2016 Mobility Report, Austin Chamber https://www.austinchamber.com/upload/files/2016-mobility-report.pdf
Connections 2025, CapMetro http://connections2025.org
2016 ECHO Annual Report, ECHO http://austinecho.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/160517-FINAL-ECHO-Annual-Report-2016.pdf
Austin Housing Affordability Dashboard, 2016, RECA http://www.reca.org/public/uploads/files/general/RECAAffordabilityDashboard.jpg
Affordable Austin: Why Can’t We Build the Supply We Need, 2015, RECA http://www.reca.org/public/uploads/files/general/2015RECAAffordabilityWhitePaper2.pdf
Affordable Austin: Building the Housing we need at Prices we can afford, 2015, RECA http://www.reca.org/public/uploads/files/general/2015RECAAffordabilityWhitePaper.pdf
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, 2015, City of Austin http://austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/NHCD/Reports_Publications/1Analysis_Impediments_for_web.pdf
2014 Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis, CoA http://austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/NHCD/2014_Comprehensive_Housing_Market_Analysis_-_Document_reduced_for_web.pdf
Identifying Transit Deserts in Texas Cities, 2015, Center for Sustainable Development https://soa.utexas.edu/sites/default/disk/Texas%20Transit%20Deserts%20(Center%20for%20Sustainable%20Development).pdf
Travis County Land, Water, & Transportation Plan, 2014 https://www.traviscountytx.gov/tnr/lwtp
Priced Out in 2014: The Housing Crisis for People Living with Disabilities, Technical Assistance Collaborative Incorporated http://www.tacinc.org/media/52012/Priced%20Out%20in%202014.pdf
Community Needs & Trends Report, 2015, United Way for Greater Austin http://www.unitedwayaustin.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/2015_CNT_Report_FINAL.pdf

USEFUL TOOLS & RESOURCES

CPPP Family Budgets Tool http://www.familybudgets.org
Economic Policy Institue, Family Budget Calculator http://www.epi.org/resources/budget/
National Council on Aging, Benefits Checkup https://www.benefitscheckup.org/#/
City of Austin Office of Sustainability, Rethink/ Mobile App http://austintexas.gov/department/rethink-mobile-app
Commute Solutions, Commute Cost Calculator http://www.commutesolutions.com/commute-cost-calculator/
National Center for Children in Poverty, Basic Needs Budget Calculator http://www.nccp.org/tools/frs/budget.php
US Departments of Defense, Labor, & Veterans, National Resource Directory for Veterans http://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Online Services for Key Low-Income Benefit Programs http://www.cbpp.org/research/online-services-for-key-low-income-benefit-programs
Easter Seals, Opportunities for People with Disabilities http://www.easterseals.com/centraltx/
The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare, Resources for Practitioners Assiting Immigrant Youth & Families http://cimmcw.org/resources/practice/
National Center on Caregiving, Family Care Navigator https://www.caregiver.org/family-care-navigator
Travis County Health & Human Services, Basic Needs Services & Resources https://www.traviscountytx.gov/health-human-services/individuals-families/basic
US Department of Health & Human Services, US Federal Poverty Guidelines https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines
Austin Tenants’ Council, Guide to Affordable Housing in the Austin Area http://www.housing-rights.org/PDF/forms/GAHGAA.pdf