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Brackenridge campus redevelopment raises affordability worries


Affordability was high on the minds of community members who went to an update meeting Thursday night about one of the last big redevelopments to come to downtown Austin — the University Medical Center Brackenridge hospital campus.

The 14.3-acre site at 15th and Red River streets is owned by the board of Central Health, the Travis County agency charged with providing health care to low-income and uninsured residents.

The site will be available for redevelopment after Seton Healthcare Family, which operates the hospital campus for Central Health on a long-term lease, relocates hospital operations to the new Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas set to open in May.

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