Austin Housemates Guide to SXSW 2015

March 12th, 2015, Posted By Austin Housemates

Austin Housemates offers up a few tips to help you get the most (or not) out of SXSW 2015.

Sixth Street Gets a Historical Makeover

February 2nd, 2015, Posted By Austin Housemates

West Sixth Street is getting a historical makeover! Well, at least the bridge is. The bridge that crosses over Shoal Creek – informally known as Pecan Street Bridge – was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places at the beginning of this year. This bridge is driven, biked, and walked across by thousands of people on a daily basis, but what many don’t realize is that the bridge is the oldest in the city of Austin.

Eyes on The Road! New Hands-Free Ordinance in Austin

January 4th, 2015, Posted By Austin Housemates


The entire city of Austin is now Hands-Free, with fines upwards of $500 for those who are seen talking or texting while operating their vehicle. Whether you drive your car into the city or cycle your way downtown, the new hands-free ordinance applies to you.

Happy Holidays from Austin Housemates!

December 7th, 2014, Posted By Austin Housemates

Don’t let accommodating your guests in a shared living space put a damper on holiday plans! If you share your living space, don’t hesitate to let your holiday plans be known. If you are inviting friends and family over for dinner or to stay with you for a few days, discussing this with your roommates is very important. These few tips will help you entertain your guests in a shared living space in Austin.

Keep Austin Weird – Quirky Winter Tips to Stay Energy-Efficient

November 9th, 2014, Posted By Austin Housemates

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Remember Ice Storm Kronos? Avoid winter dilemmas and keep your power bill low by following these quirky energy-efficient tips that will keep you weird and warm all winter long.