San Antonio City Council may consider a program for community land trusts aimed at combating housing displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods.
Councilman Roberto Treviño filed a request to create a Renters Commission that would advise it on affordable housing, renter rights, and more.
Short-term solutions are being sought for residents concerned they will be priced out of apartments next to the multimillion dollar San Pedro Creek improvements project.
Two groups are currently working to improve housing in SA: the Castro-era Housing Commission and Nirenberg’s newly-formed Housing Policy Task Force.
Members of the City’s new Housing Commission to Protect and Preserve Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods convened for the first time Tuesday afternoon with an eye towards cutting down on gentrification.