San Antonio City Council approved incentives worth more than $2.3 million for a mixed-income housing project on the near East Side.
Around 70 people attended a community meeting to help the City figure out how to spend $1 million allocated toward addressing displacement.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated.The San Antonio City Council on Thursday approved a $2.8 billion budget for 2019 with a unanimous vote.
Former mayor Henry Cisneros presented his ideas on equitable growth in cities as outlined in a new book he co-authored.
Council on Thursday voted to accept a new housing policy framework aimed at closing the gap between the cost of housing and what residents can afford.
The nonprofit affordable housing organization Alamo Community Group purchased the Calcasieu in 2014 to preserve the building’s status as “affordable.”
Lourdes Castro Ramírez, who chaired the task force that produced the most comprehensive study of SA’s housing needs to date, joins us to discuss its findings.
The report includes estimates for the 10-year funding plan that approaches $3.9 billion in public and private funding.
Downtown development incentives in San Antonio have generated more than $375 million in property taxes since 2012.
The housing task force will present a list of suggested policies, goals, and actions to San Antonio’s City Council next week.