In what became a bitter campaign for the East Side City Council seat, challenger Jalen McKee-Rodriguez defeated District 2 Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan during the runoff election Saturday night.
McKee-Rodriguez leads District 2 council race, will face incumbent Andrews-Sullivan in run-off
In a stacked race for the District 2 council seat, Jalen McKee-Rodriguez received 26.1% of early voting totals Saturday evening, with incumbent Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan trailing with 17%—all but ensuring a run-off between the two.
Council delays ordinance requiring future housing developments to consider voucher holders
The approval of an ordinance that would require future housing developments that receive city incentives to consider tenants with housing vouchers has been delayed by the City Council.
Developers wanting city tax breaks may be required to take housing vouchers
The proposed ordinance is intended to increase the housing options for low-income renters in San Antonio.
Amid rapid change, Government Hill divided on how to absorb incoming development
A difference of opinion on how this community should handle incoming development has caused a rift in Government Hill Alliance, the neighborhood association that’s represented the near-East Side community since 1988.
San Antonio awarded national grant to craft displacement prevention policy
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.
GrayStreet withdraws offer to buy Oasis Mexican Cafe property
Local developer GrayStreet Partners has dropped out of its contract to purchase the Oasis Mexican Cafe property at 210 McCullough Ave.
Boutique Artista hotel planned for East Travis gets initial design nod
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.
500 households on rental, utility assistance waiting list
About 500 households who face displacement are on a waiting list to receive assistance from the city of San Antonio.
Air conditioning installation at public housing properties now gets city funding
The City Council on Thursday allocated $500,000 from the city’s general fund for the installation of air conditioning units in 20 public housing complexes after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rejected the city’s request to use federal dollars for the project.