Monday, May 18, 2009

Franklin Gardens. New Senior Housing Community!

CNRC is currently working on a new housing development that will be located near the intersection of E.M. Franklin and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The development will be open to seniors (age 62+) who meet certain income-level requirements.

If you'd like to receive more information, please contact us at (512)698-3369 or

Keep an eye out for event info on our Groundbreaking Ceremony this summer!

Friday, May 1, 2009

Chestnut Neighborhood Revitalization Corporation (CNRC)

CNRC stands for the Chestnut Neighborhood Revitalization Corporation.

CNRC is a 501 c3 non profit community development corporation established in 2000 to address affordable housing.

We have built two single family affordable housing homes in the neighborhood, pictured here.

CNRC is currently working on a 22-unit senior affordable housing project at EM Franklin and MLK.


Austin CAN Academy
ACC - Eastview Campus
Campbell Elementary
Carver Library
Gonzalo Garza High School
Kealing Middle School

Emergency Calls: 911
Electrical Emergencies: 322-9100
Gas Emergencis: 1-800-959-5325
Water Emergencies: 972-1000

Animal Control (stray cats/dogs/bits/rabies): 974-6060
CHIPS (Children's Health Insurance Program): 1-800-647-6558

Neighborhood Cleanup
City of Austin Concerning: Dead animals, brush, bulky items collection, garbage collection, recycling, street cleaning and trash/weed control: 494-9400
Building Inspection: 974-2747
Flooding/Stormwater: 280-0075
Houses (abandoned/substandard): 974-3355
ID property Owner's TCAD website:
Tree Limbs (in right of way): 440-8444
Tree Limbs (on power lines): 494-9400

Neighborhood Safety
Non-Emergency (crime, cruelty to animals): 311
Central East Austin Command: 974-5900

Senior Services
Conley-Guerrero Senior Center: 478-7695
Homemaker Service/Family Care: 477-3796
Meals on Wheels: 476-6325
Senior Programs: 480-3000

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