Urban sprawl, affordable housing, and sidewalks were among the top issues that City Councilman Roberto Treviño (D1) emphasized Tuesday.
Neighborhoods within Loop 410, especially those east and south of downtown, are most vulnerable to losing affordable housing.
City Council District 5 is now home to a pilot program in which private-public partnerships aim to address the housing needs of low-income residents.
The lawmakers covered a range of topics, but residents who raised questions focused primarily on local development and the state school financing system.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg gave his Housing Policy Task Force six months to formulate policy recommendations as the group met for the first time Tuesday.
More than 75 people attended the meeting at the center, many of whom were under the impression that the center faces imminent closure or relocation.
“To see these people come – lawyers, politicians – they all rescued me,” Calzada said. “I’m overwhelmed and out of words.”
In the U.S., foreign real estate investment jumped after the recession. Not only the number of cross-border real estate deals grown, but the value too.
Hundreds of landscape architects, engineers, professors, students, and residents gathered for a full day of discussion centered around Brackenridge Park.
Six years ago, San Antonio’s City leadership committed itself to the “Decade of Downtown,” by making more than $75 million in incentives available for the development of new housing units.