housing prices

KUT Morning Newscast for November 15, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 15, 2023. Housing numbers. Hays County housing stability program. Pflugerville ISD superintendent’s new job. Georgetown ISD new schools. Senior job fair. Zliker holiday tree lighting.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for October 18, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 18, 2023. White Cane Day. Coaches vs. Overdoses in Hays County. Spanish mental health guide. House prices continue to fall. October airport traffic. Warm temperatures return.

How Austin’s housing market helped build the music scene, and how it could destroy it

In the latest episode of Pause/Play, we’re looking at how the housing market helped build Austin’s music scene, and how it could be the thing that destroys it.  You’ll hear from Austin artists about how the housing market has changed for them over the years and why some of them have decided to leave. You’ll also learn about the connection between cheap housing and thriving music scenes, musician incomes, and Austin’s housing market from experts Nicky Rowling, Michael Seman, and Audrey McGlinchy.

In this episode you’ll hear from:

Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel
Robert A. Kraft
Laura Mendoza from Cosmic Chaos
Gina Chavez
Chinasa Broxton 

Listen to the documentary “Back Home to the Armadillo”

Laura Mendoza of Cosmic Chaos is pictured on Dec. 3, 2021, at her home north of Austin. Michael Minasi/KUTX