Austin Community Design & Development Center presents Alley Flat Homes Tour & Fundraiser
The Austin Community Design and Development Center (ACDDC) will host the first annual Alley Flat Homes Tour, showcasing small backyard homes located across central Austin. The event gives Austinites a first-hand look at what these affordable, green homes – known as Alley Flats – can do for their neighborhoods.
The ticket grants attendees access to five Alley Flat units between 11 am and 4 pm on June 18. Attendees are also invited to a reception at in.gredients on Manor Road from 3-5 pm, where Alley Flat owners, builders, and architects will be on hand to answer questions.
Alley Flats participate in the City of Austin’s SMART Housing program and meet at least a 3-star Austin Energy Green Building rating. These efficient, affordable rental units increase Austin’s green, affordable housing supply while generating additional income for homeowners.
The Alley Flat Initiative is a collaboration among ACDDC, the UT Center for Sustainable Development, and the Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corporation, who, since 2005 have collaborated to develop innovative solutions to Austin’s affordable housing crisis. The event raises funds for ACDDC, a 501c3 non-profit organization that works to improve quality of life for all by providing sustainable design, planning, and development services to low and moderate-income individuals, families, and neighborhoods.