One year after Austin voters rejected a $78.3 million bond measure for affordable housing, the city will ask voters this fall to OK $65 million in bonds to build, repair and renovate such housing.
The City Council on Thursday called the Nov. 5 election and settled on the amount, which is the most the city could borrow without increasing the portion of the property tax rate that pays off debt.
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