Friends of Hyde Park Files Amicus Brief in LDC Lawsuit

Friends of Hyde Park filed an amicus brief in support of the City of Austin. “Friends of Hyde Park urges reversal of the trial court judgment and supports adoption of the Land Development Code (LDC) at issue here. We believe that Austinites are entitled to a process in which democratically elected representatives determine the general law of land use.”

Summary:
No Broad Opposition to LDC or City’s Prerogative to Enact Such a Code
Support for the LDC—and the ADU Provisions
Support for the LDC Generally

The full Friends of Hyde Park amicus brief can be found at the link below for the Fourteenth Court of Appeals.

Full Brief:
http://search.txcourts.gov/SearchMedia.aspx?MediaVersionID=e4dc4dae-5c1d-4bfe-8025-08a465b035ec&coa=coa14&DT=Brief&MediaID=a1c0a3c3-965d-4638-bd56-4708b1f6c9d1

Link to Court Case:
http://search.txcourts.gov/Case.aspx?cn=14-20-00356-CV&coa=coa14

Information About Friends of Hyde Park

Friends of Hyde Park is currently the largest neighborhood association in our neighborhood with over 500 current members (approximately 50% renters and 50% homestead homeowners). Friends of Hyde Park advocates for more affordable housing and a more walkable, bikeable, inclusive, environmentally sustainable, and transit friendly neighborhood.

Contact: contact@friendsofhydepark.com

Board of Directors of Friends of Hyde Park

Pete Gilcrease
Thomas Ates
Matt Desloge
Teresa Griffin
Tania Oropeza
Scott Snyder

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