Austin, TX (2020)

Mobile Loaves and Fishes: Community First! Village Phase 2


  • NMTC Amount: $9,900,000
  • Total Project Cost: $18,000,000


  • 80 FTE jobs
  • 88 construction jobs
  • Project includes a Federally Qualified Health Center.
  • 71,809 sq. ft. of real estate


Project Description

Community First! Village: 312 housing units, support services, and facilities for individuals coming out of chronic homelessness. Phase 2 includes 103 park model homes and 207 micro homes, seven of which are 3D printed. An 8,400 sq. ft. community building includes common areas, computers, counseling space, addiction recovery meetings, therapeutic activities, music workshops, meal space, game nights, recreation space, porches, and offices. Also included are an 8,000 sq. ft. entrepreneurial hub where residents can earn a dignified income, a 2,100 sq. ft. aquaponics facility, seven community kitchens, seven laundry and bathroom facilities, a bus stop, community gardens, outdoor movie theatre, amphitheater, nature preserve, community meeting space, salon, art house, and Wi-Fi. Residents receive case management, counseling, mental health, addiction recovery, financial literacy, legal services, and educational services.


9301 Hog Eye Road, Austin, TX 78724

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