Tag: Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic

  • Welcome! We have created the following materials to help you understand how the appraisal protest process works and to help you appeal your property appraisal. These forms should also be available at the website for your local appraisal district.
  • Ayo Adaranijo profile photo
    I came to law school with the goal of maximizing experiential learning and gaining practical skills. The entrepreneurship clinic helped me meet those goals and exceeded my expectations. The clinic was an incredibly rewarding experience for me. More importantly, it allowed me to give back to communities of color in Texas in a unique way.
  • Report: San Antonio vacates and demolishes homes at exponentially higher rate than other major Texas cities combined
  • This report examines the City of San Antonio’s displacement of residents from their homes for code violations, with a focus on single-family residences. From 2015-2020, the City issued close to 1,000 orders to vacate and orders to demolish single-family homes, including at least 626 orders for occupied homes. Residents who are displaced from their homes […]
  • Sahil Solankee profile picture
    While law school, virtual or not, can be isolating, the Clinic helped me focus instead on connecting. Connecting with my clinic partner to work through thorny legal issues, connecting with our client to see them off one step closer to their goals, and connecting with the community. In particular, I enjoyed working with entrepreneurs and […]
  • Asociación de Residentes de North Lamar (ARNL), a residents’ association in a mobile home park community in North Austin, organized themselves in 2015 to prevent property neglect, significant rent increases, and evictions from the property owners, who were know nationwide for promoting predatory practices by mobile home park owners. In 2020, during the pandemic, ARNL […]
  • Jake Herrel profile picture
    The Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic set me up for success after law school. During my first few weeks at the firm, it became evident that I was afforded far more transactional exposure than my peers while in law school, all thanks to the Clinic. This made the transition to practice way easier and led […]
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    This guide provides community groups and individuals interested in the preservation of sites in Texas with ties to African American heritage with an overview of the legal tools available to help achieve their goals. The focus of this toolkit is on the most common legal tools available to help preserve African American historic sites, rather than the […]
  • Materials from a webinar presented to community leaders in Dallas at the invitation of the Muse Family Foundation provides a brief overview of two community preservation tools: the Community Land Trust and the heir property update to the Homestead Exemption. CLTs & SB 1943 for Heir Property: Community Preservation Tools
  • Este seminario web, presentado en (EGBI) de Austin el 1 de diciembre de 2020, presenta información general sobre los gravamenes del mecánico. El gravamen del mecánico es gravamen que ortoga al subcontratistas que no ha recibido pago por su trabajo. Esta información está dirigida a los subcontratistas que trabajan en el sector de la construcción. […]