Michael Hsu and Habitat for Humanity team up to build middle-income row houses in Austin

As is happening in cities across the United States, Austin is in the grips of a housing affordability crisis. While the poor are finding themselves in increasingly precarious positions, and the number of people experiencing homelessness continues to escalate—a number that is expected to grow suddenly and exponentially with the expiration of the federal evictions ban—the middle class itself is also running out of options. This year, fueled in part by pandemic migrations of well-heeled professionals from the northeast and west coast, Austin’s median home price reached $500,000, dashing many prospective homebuyers’ dreams of owning a dwelling within the city. Amid this backdrop, Austin Habitat for Humanity recently completed

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