2016 Holiday Party

Liveable City's 2016 Holiday Party will be held on Monday, December 5th, from 6 to 8pm at El Sol y La Luna, 600 East 6th Street. After a year like this, join us as we renew our commitment to stand with our community and the city we love. Silent auction, scrumptious treats and cash bar. The suggested donation of $35 includes membership for one year.

Affordability Report Release

Liveable City released the report "Reclaiming Affordability in Today's Austin," at Scholz's, 1607 San Jacinto, on May 26th, 2016.

“Reclaiming Affordability in Today’s Austin” examines seven basic cost categories that significantly impact household budgets  - taxes, housing, transportation, health care, utilities, food, and telecommunications - and identifies steps to improve affordability for each, often involving a connection to one or more additional policy areas. The report focuses on local policies and initiatives to limit cost pressures across multiple elements of household budgets, especially for middle- and lower-income households.

Because affordability pressures are tied to many factors, reclaiming affordability requires a community-wide commitment. We hope you will join Liveable City for this important conversation.

Vision Awards

In 2004, Liveable City inaugurated its annual Liveable Vision Awards to recognize outstanding individuals, businesses and organizations who have made a positive difference in the life of our community. Since their inception, the Awards have evolved into five distinct categories, representing the “Five E´s of Sustainability” – Economy, Engagement, Environment, Equity, and Esthetics. Past Vision Award winners are listed below by year.

Speaker Series

The Liveable City Speaker Series provides a forum for informed analysis, thoughtful discourse, and fresh ideas about key issues facing Austin.