Occupancy limits made permanent>
Larry D. Moore. Austin Monitor. March 04, 2016.
Austin limits ‘stealth dorms’ with four-person cap but a two year ordinance
Sarah Coppola. Austin American Statesmen. March 20, 2014.
Op Ed: Limits on ‘stealth dorms’ needed to protect neighborhoods
Mary Sanger. Mike Wong, Nuria Zaragoza. Austin American Statesmen. March, 2014.
Stealth dorm vote will help Austin in the long run
Editorial Board. The Daily Texan. February 20, 2014.
Austin Should Curb Urban Farms and Stealth Dorms
Editorial Board. Austin American Statesman. November 21 2013.
Austin to consider cracking down on stealth dorms
Kvue.com. November 21, 2013
Keep Integrity of Single-family Zoning
Austin American Statesman Article. November 15, 2013
City Plan Would Target Stealth Dorms
Sarah Coppola. Austin American Statesman. November 11, 2013
At its October 28th, 2013 meeting, the Historic Landmark Commission voted 4 – 2 not to approve historic zoning to the McKown home. We will have to wait and see what the developer builds in its place
Texas Tribune takes a close look at stealth dorms’ negative impacts on single family neighborhoods. Read more at Stealth Dorms Move In and Families Move Out
This just in. Read All About It: On August 14 at 3:30, visit Code Compliance site to read draft RENTAL REGISTRATION ORDINANCES!!!!
Read Stealth Dorm Resolution in Pecan Press.
Developers are increasingly scraping off small, single-family homes and replacing them with stealth dorms and super duplexes that charge upwards of $1000 per bedroom. Check out Elizabeth Pagano’s Austin Chronicle article from June 28, 2013.
Austin City Council OKs two plans to track rental properties
Sarah Coppola, Austin American Statesman, June 7, 2013
Increased Penalties, Rental Registry in Plans for Austin Rental Properties
Community Impact, June 7, 2013
Join fellow neighborhood associations in supporting the Tovo-Martinez resolution to enforce codes for stealth dorms at June 6th City Council Meeting. Sign the Change.org petition now!!
Permit reviewer suspected of taking money to rush applications
Austin American-Statesman, May 23, 2013
Despite opposition, Board of Adjustment rules for ‘stealth dorm’ project
In Fact Daily, May 16, 2013
A Stealth Dorm’s Stealthy Victory: Construction finally begins at 1917 David St.
The Austin Chronicle, April 12, 2013
“Obviously, their intent is going to be to build whatever it is they want to build – just kind of shove it in there when no one’s looking. Everyone knows very well that once something has a front door, nobody really is able to enforce what goes on behind it.”
Neighborhood Watch: The moving parts that keep a neighborhood sustainable
The Austin Chronicle, March 22, 2013
“Between 1970 and 2000, the percentage of the population represented by [families with children in central Austin] shrank from 32% to just under 14%. Middle-class families in particular, Robinson writes in his analysis, are disappearing from the urban core.”
“My opinion is that whenever there is competition for housing, families will lose, because there’s more to pay for.”
Central Austin Parents Upset Over Stealth Dorms
KEYE-TV, March 19, 2013
‘Stealth Dorms’ Grow in Number
KXAN-TV, October 7, 2010
Report Regarding Occupancy Issues in Single-Family Zoned Areas
Created by the Single Family Regulations Task Force