Health officials and pest control personnel are working to clear a bedbug and roach infestation at the Aurora Apartments.
For years, Jose Hernandez tried everything to keep his home cool.
The Rivard Report first published a story July 13 about the Robert E. Lee Apartments and the City’s decision to renegotiate a 20-year loan agreement made to the building’s owners in 1995 and now technically in default. The City holds a lien against the property, but that doesn’t mean foreclosure proceedings are on the horizon.
Amid growing calls in San Antonio to make affordable housing a key component of the city’s continuing urban core revival and Mayor Ivy Taylor’s much-anticipated SA Tomorrow plan, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro on Monday announced a $174 million grant to the newly launched National Housing Trust Fund.
During Thursday’s meeting of the Mayor’s Task Force on Preserving Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods, a draft report was distributed and discussed.
After reviewing information about the status of low-income housing market in San Antonio, the Mayor’s Task Force on Preserving Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods concluded their Thursday meeting one step closer towards coming up with a policy that protects residents from the deleterious effects of quickly changing neighborhoods, including gentrification.
Construction of more than 250 apartments on the Westside will be completed by the end of 2014 – the latest addition to what will be 539 units in the mixed-use, mixed-income San Juan development.
In 2007, I moved here after a year-long tour in Iraq. I was excited about the prospect of moving to San Antonio again after being stationed here in the mid-1990s, and owning a home on the Northwest side, off Culebra near Loop 1604.
On May 1, 2013 there was only one place to be for those with vested interest in San Antonio’s Eastside.
District 1 Councilman Diego Bernal addressed two floors of a packed St.