Publications & Research

Education

Reports & Presentations

Uniting Our Divided City: Racial and Ethnic Divides in Education
Garrett Groves, "Uniting Our Divided City: Racial and Ethnic Divides in Education," February 18 2016.
College Access Improves for Black Students but for which Ones?
Cokley, K., Obaseki, V., Moran-Jackson, K., Jones, L., & Vohra-Gupta, S. (2016). College access improves for black students but for which ones?. Phi Delta Kappan97(5), 43-48.
Regional Educational Equity Policies: Learning from Inter-district Integration Programs
Finnigan, K.F., Holme, J.J. Regional Educational Equity Policies: Learning from Inter-district Integration Programs. The National Coalition on School Diversity. Brief no. 9. September 2015.

Articles

Dual Language and Bilingual Education Placement Practices
Palmer, Deborah K. & Kathryn I. Henderson (2016) Dual Language Bilingual Education Placement Practices: Educator Discourses About Emergent Bilingual Students in Two Program Types, International Multilingual Research Journal, 10:1, 17-30, DOI: 10.1080/19313152.2015.1118668

Environment

Articles

Integrating Equity and Environmental Goals in Local Housing Policy
Mueller, Elizabeth, and Frederick Steiner. "Integrating Equity and Environmental Goals in Local Housing Policy." In "Environment and Equity in Local Housing Policy." Special issue, Housing Policy Debate 21, no. 1 (January 2011): 93-98.

Health

Reports & Presentations

Identifying and Addressing Health Disparities Toward a Health Equitable Travis County
Christie Garbe - Uniting Our Divided City: Health Disparities presentation, "Identifying and Addressing Health Disparities Toward a Health Equitable Travis County," November 13 2015. 
Understanding the Role of Health Literacy in Eliminating Health Disparities among Vulnerable Populations
Miyong Kim - Uniting Our Divided City: Health Disparities presentation, "Understanding  the Role of  Health Literacy in Eliminating Health Disparities among Vulnerable Populations," November 13 2015.
Addressing Health Disparities in Austin/Travis County
William B. Lawson, Uniting our Divided City: Health Disparities presentation, "Addressing Health Disparities in Austin/Travis County," November 13 2015.

Housing

Reports & Presentations

Housing + Transportation: Framing the Discussion
Mueller, Elizabeth J. Housing + Transportation: Framing the Discussion. Austin, TX, April 2014.
The Importance of Affordable Housing in Competing for Federal New Starts Funding
Leahy, Patrick. The Importance of Affordable Housing in Competing for Federal New Starts Funding. Prepared for HousingWorks Austin, Austin, TX, March 2014.
The New Starts Grant and Affordable Housing: A Roadmap for Austin's Project Connect
Leahy, Patrick. The New Start Grant and Affordable Housing: A Roadmap for Austin's Project Connect. Prepared for HousingWorks Austin, Austin, TX, March 2014.
Addressing Problem Properties: Legal and Policy Tools for a Safer Rundberg and Safer Austin
Way, Heather K., Stephanie Trinh, and Melissa Wyatt, Addressing Problem Properties: Legal and Policy Tools for a Safer Rundberg and a Safer Austin. Prepared for Green Doors, Austin, TX, August, 2013.
Addressing Problem Properties: Legal and Policy Tools for a Safer Rundberg and Safer Austin, Executive Summary
Way, Heather K., Stephanie Trinh, and Melissa Wyatt, Addressing Problem Properties: Legal and Policy Tools for a Safer Rundberg and a Safer Austin. Prepared for Green Doors, Austin, TX, August, 2013.
The Lives of Blacks in Texas: Housing Conditions
Vohra-Gupta, Shetal, Seth A. Kessler, Chunhui Ren, Jennifer Alexander, and Jemel Aguiliar. "The Lives of Blacks in Texas: Housing Conditions." Policy Brief: Third in Series. Austin, TX: The Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin, August 1, 2013.
The Facts About Rental Registration
Way, Heather K., Stephanie Trinh, and Melissa Wyatt, The Facts About Rental Registration. Prepared for Green Doors, Austin, TX, July, 2013.
An Analysis of Rental Property Registration in Austin
Way, Heather K., Stephanie Trinh, and Melissa Wyatt, An Analysis of Rental Property Registration in Austin. Prepared for Green Doors, Austin, TX, July, 2013.
What has shaped where low income and minority residents live in Austin?
Mueller, Elizabeth J. "What has shaped where low income and minority residents live in Austin?" Presentation for the Fair Housing Conference, the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, April 11, 2013.
Tenant Displacement in Austin: A Policy Report Analyzing the City of Austin's Tenant Displacement Relocation Policy at Shoreline Apartments with Recommendations for a City-Wide Policy Approach
Way, Heather K., Allyson Boney, and Molly Powers. Tenant Displacement in Austin: A Policy Report Analyzing the City of Austin's Tenant Displacment Relocation Policy at Shoreline Apartments with Recommendations for a City-Wide Policy Approach. Austin, TX: Community Development Clinic, August 2012.
Furthering Fair Housing Choices for Voucher Tenants: A Report for HousingWorks
Way, Heather K., Katy Rosenberg, and Luke Lowenfield. Furthering Fair Housing Choices for Voucher Tenants: A Report for HousingWorks. Prepared for HousingWorks, Austin, TX, September 2010.
Hurricane Ike: Rehabilitation of Affordable Rental Units on Galveston Island
Wild, A. Christina. Hurricane Ike: Rehabilitation of Afforable Rental Units on Galveston Island. Austin, TX: The Center for Sustainable Development at the University of Texas at Austin, 2009.

Articles

Looking for Home: Disaster Housing Policy after Katrina
Mueller, Elizabeth, Helen Bell, Beth Brunsma Chang, and John Henneberger. "Looking for Home: Disaster Housing Policy after Katrina." Journal of Planning Education and Research 31, no. 3 (September 2011): 291-307.
Old Apartments and New Plans: Threats to Affordable Apartments in Two Texas Cities
Mueller, Elizabeth. "Old Apartments and New Plans: Threats to Affordable Apartments in Two Texas Cities." Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society 41, no. 1 (January-March 2010): 121-140.

Tool-Kits

Building Hope: Tools for Transforming Abandoned and Blighted Properties into Community Assets: A Report on Dallas, Texas
Way, Heather K., Michelle McCarthy, and John Scott. Building Hope: Tools for Transforming Abandoned and Blighted Properties into Community Assets: A Report on Dallas, Texas. Prepared for Builders of Hope, Austin, TX, December 2007.

Transportation

Reports & Presentations

Adding an "e" to TOD, Best Practices for Incorporating Equity in Transit Oriented Development: A Guide to Creating eTOD for Austin's Project Connect
Leahy, Patrick. Adding an "e" to TOD, Best Practices for Incorporating Equity in Transit Oriented Development: A Guide to Creating eTOD for Austin's Project Connect. Prepared for HousingWorks Austin by the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic at the University of Texas at Austin, School of Law. Austin, TX, May 2014.
Housing + Transportation: Framing the Discussion
Mueller, Elizabeth J. Housing + Transportation: Framing the Discussion. Austin, TX, April 2014.
The Importance of Affordable Housing in Competing for Federal New Starts Funding
Leahy, Patrick. The Importance of Affordable Housing in Competing for Federal New Starts Funding. Prepared for HousingWorks Austin, Austin, TX, March 2014.
The New Starts Grant and Affordable Housing: A Roadmap for Austin's Project Connect
Leahy, Patrick. The New Starts Grant and Affordable Housing: A Roadmap for Austin's Project Connect. Prepared for HousingWorks Austin, Austin, TX, March 2014.
Linking Transportation and Affordable Housing
Way, Heather K. "Linking Transportation and Affordable Housing." Presentation for the City of Austin's Affordable Housing Forum, Austin, TX, February 2011.

Urban & Regional Planning

Reports & Presentations

Mapping Racial and Ethnic Divides in Austin
Mapping Racial and Ethnic Divides in Austin - Uniting Our Divided City: Addressing Racial and Ethnic Inequalities panel
Austin Anchors & The Innovation Zone: Building Collaborative Capacity
Austin Anchors & The Innovation Zone: Building Collaborative Capacity. Prepared by the Policy Research Project on Anchor Institutions, Innovation & the City of Austin, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Austin, TX, August 2015.
What has shaped where low income and minority residents live in Austin?
Mueller, Elizabeth J. "What has shaped where low income and minority residents live in Austin?" Presentation for the Fair Housing Conference, the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, April 11, 2013.
Creating Inclusive Corridors: Austin's Airport Boulevard
Mueller, Elizabeth J., et al. Creating Inclusive Corridors: Austin's Airport Boulevard. Austin, TX: Center for Sustainable Development, 2012.
Creating Inclusive Corridors: Austin's Airport Boulevard, Executive Summary
Mueller, Elizabeth J., et al. Creating Inclusive Corridors: Austin's Airport Boulevard. Austin, TX: Center for Sustainable Development, 2012.
Building a More Sustainable Economy: Economic Development Strategy and Public Incentives in Austin
Oden, Michael. Building a More Sustainable Economy: Economic Development Strategy and Public Incentives in Austin. A report for Liveable City, Austin, TX, May 2008.

Articles

Sustainability and Vulnerability: Integrating Equity Into Plans for Central City Redevelopment
Mueller, Elizabeth, and Sarah Dooling. "Sustainability and Vulnerability: Integrating Equity Plans Into Plans for Central City Redevelopment." Journal of Urbanism 4, no. 3 (December 2011): 201-222.

Wealth

Reports & Presentations

Mechele Dickerson - Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
Mechele Dickerson's presentation from the Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap panel on April 22, 2016.
Ann Baddour - Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
Graphs from Ann Baddour's presentation on paylending from the Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap panel on April 22, 2016.
Don Baylor - Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
Don Baylor's presentation from the Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap panel on April 22, 2016.
Roy C. Lopez - Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
Roy C. Lopez's presentation from the Uniting Our Divided City: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap panel on April 22, 2016.