As the City Council prepares to vote on new leases for Market Square tenants on Thursday, shop owners are concerned changes to the agreements portend their eventual displacement from one of San Antonio’s most historic gathering places.
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The former head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development wants to address gentrification and provide tax cuts for Americans who spend more than 30% of their income on rent.
Grounded Solutions Network, an affordable housing advocacy nonprofit based in Oakland, Calif., has awarded San Antonio a $150,000 grant for the development of an anti-displacement strategy.
This month, with the board’s consent, the Heron is pivoting away from a daily news model toward something that resembles more of an online magazine.
A 1.7-acre piece of land north of the Hays Street Bridge, which, for seven years, has been the focus of a legal battle that made it all the way to the Texas Supreme Court last year, will become a public park.
The area median income, or AMI, for the San Antonio region is now $71,000 for a family of four, according to the latest figures released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
On Thursday, the City Council is scheduled to vote on the recovery of 1.7 acres of land it once owned at 803 N. Cherry St., just north of the Hays Street Bridge, in a deal meant to rectify a seven-year controversy.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg has emerged victorious Saturday night in a tight and hotly contested runoff election against District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse.
Local developer GrayStreet Partners has dropped out of its contract to purchase the Oasis Mexican Cafe property at 210 McCullough Ave.
The initial design for an eight-story River Walk hotel by California-based Harris Bay was approved by the Historic and Design Review Commission on Wednesday.