Easton Park

Easton Park
Pilot Knob
Neighborhood
New home construction at Easton Park in Austin, Texas, United States. Taken 11 July 2016 from the northeast corner of William Cannon Drive and McKinney Falls Parkway.
Motto(s): Your Parks. You're Home.
Coordinates: 30°8′41″N 97°42′55″W / 30.14472°N 97.71528°W / 30.14472; -97.71528Coordinates: 30°8′41″N 97°42′55″W / 30.14472°N 97.71528°W / 30.14472; -97.71528
Country United States
State Texas
City Austin
Area
  Total 3.459375 sq mi (8.95974 km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Codes 78744
Area code(s) 512, 737
Website www.eastonparkatx.com

Easton Park, also referred to as the Pilot Knob planned unit development,[1] is a 2,214-acre (896 ha) Planned unit development (PUD) in the southeast portion of the city of Austin, Texas, United States. The master-planned community is currently being developed within the Pilot Knob MUD which had been under review since 2012.[2]

Overview

The community is being developed by Canadian-based Brookfield Residential as a collections of neighborhoods connected with 13.1 miles of trails[3] and 360 acres of open space parks, recreational, and limited commercial use. When complete, the project is anticipated to have 14,300 residential units and 5.35 million square feet of commercial real estate.[4]

Builders

As of mid-2016, there were seven residential builders participating in the development of the community: Brohn Homes, Highland Homes, Milestone Community Builders, Pacesetter Homes, Avi Homes, Buffington Homes, and Dream Finders Homes.[5]

Affordability

1,000 of the homes are to be earmarked for low-income residents, available through an Austin Housing Finance Corporation land trust.[6] Eligible homes would be available to households earning less than 80% of the city's mean family income (MFI). 350 rental units will also be set aside for those earning less than 60% of the Austin MFI.

References

  1. "Who's in the Pilot House?". The Austin Chronicle. February 9, 2016. Retrieved July 8, 2016.
  2. Long-awaited Pilot Knob PUD Gets Through Austin Planning
  3. Easton Park
  4. Long-awaited Pilot Knob PUD Gets Through Austin Planning
  5. Featured Easton Park Home Builders
  6. Barragan, James; Rockwell, Lilly (June 27, 2016). "Master-planned community in Austin will have 1,000 affordable units". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved July 8, 2016.

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