The moratorium — which could deter some residential investors from looking at Austin — halts the issuance of new permits that allow property owners in residential areas to rent out houses that they do not live in, defined as Type 2 short-term rental licenses in city code. - http://bizj.us/1k5l4q
The overarching question behind the English family’s tale is one that has been raised repeatedly in recent years — are the city of Austin’s planning and building review processes antiquated, unwieldy and costly beyond reason? - http://bizj.us/1k5i26
Affluence in the Austin region is more than just money, as this slideshow indicates, highlighting various categories used to determine an area's financial clout as part of our series related to the Nov. 20 cover story: Where the Money Lives.