The city is now looking to fund groceries, gas and the internet for people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Under a proposed ordinance by Councilman Roberto Treviño, renters would be given an extra 60 days to settle past due rent or fees during the coronavirus crisis.
The number of San Antonio households who have turned to the city for help paying rent or their mortgage has risen 6,756% in the last two weeks.
The city’s rental assistance program, which was created in 2018 partly to combat displacement due to gentrification, is now taking on a new importance as many San Antonians struggle to pay rent during the coronavirus outbreak.
Some taquerias in San Antonio have seen sales plummet amid the coronavirus pandemic, forcing them to cut staff, adjust hours.
How long will the coronavirus shutdown last? The answer will determine the fate of retailers.
The bartenders, restaurant servers and hotel housekeepers carried plastic bags of food from the pantries of the River Walk establishments where they work up Losoya and South Presa streets.
The Bexar Appraisal District wants to freeze property values, and therefore property taxes, amid the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s first seeking permission from Gov. Greg Abbott to do so.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg on Wednesday ordered the temporary closure of restaurant dining rooms and bars, joining other major Texas cities in taking preventative measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Delinquent property tax foreclosure sales will be canceled for the month of April and May amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Bexar County, Texas Tax Assessor-Collector Albert Uresti announced this morning.