San Antonio City Council will consider a $200,000 expenditure to develop a comprehensive homelessness study and funding plan.
In 2019, nearly 2,900 people in Bexar County were counted as homeless, 523 of whom were children, according to a census taken in January.
Nirenberg credited Treviño with a creative idea to help the homeless but said details must be worked out to ensure the long-term viability of the mobile shower unit.
Councilman Roberto Treviño (D1) is asking each of his City Council colleagues for $7,000 to fund a mobile shower unit to serve homeless people.
The Chow Train will serve its last Tuesday dinner on Christmas night.
City Council voted 10-1 Thursday to create a new fee for hotel guests in San Antonio.
Most City Council members agreed that the money should be used as originally intended: to support tourism marketing efforts.
Councilman Rey Saldaña (D4) said this week he will not vote in favor of a proposed hotel fee unless some of the money is set aside to fight homelessness.
Mascorro brings to SARAH significant experience in affordable housing, fund development, policy research, and organizational advancement.
City Councilman Clayton Perry is forming a task force to explore issues related to homelessness in District 10.