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.
The report includes estimates for the 10-year funding plan that approaches $3.9 billion in public and private funding.
The proposed $2.8 billion budget, developed with community and Council member input, is almost 6 percent more than the 2018 budget.
Most San Antonio City Council members support a budget that includes housing initiatives and increased spending on street and sidewalk projects.
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.
City Council on Thursday approved a six-month moratorium on some development incentives aimed at urban-core housing.