Although heavy rain is expected Saturday, the 7th annual San Antonio Book Festival is on schedule for the Central Library and the Southwest School of Art.
So far, 60 San Antonio households who have contacted the city for rental assistance are eligible to tap into the city’s new $1 million risk mitigation fund.
Nearly 200 members of COPS/Metro Alliance packed City Council chambers Wednesday night during the weekly citizens to be heard session with a simple message about displacement.
Since December, community organizing group COPS/Metro Alliance has been pressuring the city regarding its housing policies and their effects on vulnerable communities, and officials appear to be listening.
High-profile Texas politicians, state officials and local leaders broke ground Monday on the new $144.5 million federal courthouse, which is slated to be built at 214 W. Nueva St.
Before the risk mitigation policy heads toward a City Council vote on Thursday, the newly-revamped Housing Commission added its own revisions to it this week.
Housing advocates have described the city’s “risk mitigation policy,” which aids displaced households, as a Band-Aid on the larger issue of gentrification. City officials say the policy is one piece of a big-picture strategy.
By late next year, Lockwood and Dignowity parks—two neighboring, near-East Side green spaces separated by Burnett Street—will become one park in a $4.1 million project.
Since September, the city’s Neighborhood Housing and Services department has been developing the policy, which is intended to assist households facing—or vulnerable to—displacement.
A new River Walk business is serving a different kind of cocktail—one through intravenous injection. That’s if you can find it.