The housing department plans to present a proposed displacement prevention and mitigation policy to City Council in February.
Could it be that equitable public policy can be made neither solely behind closed doors by subject matter experts nor through the brute force of direct democracy?
Panelists at San Antonio CityFest discussed issues surrounding affordable housing in a growing city with rising home prices.
Around 70 people attended a community meeting to help the City figure out how to spend $1 million allocated toward addressing displacement.
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.
Council faces a long list of critical, difficult decisions they'll have to make in the coming months.
To implement the recommendations, the task force says the City must start budgeting $20 million of its budget every year, starting in 2019.
The housing task force will present a list of suggested policies, goals, and actions to San Antonio's City Council next week.
The appointed task force is now finalizing those recommendations designed to help the City of San Antonio form a comprehensive policy.
Neighborhoods within Loop 410, especially those east and south of downtown, are most vulnerable to losing affordable housing.