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.
The next segment of the San Pedro Creek Culture Park will include a plaza in front of the upcoming TPR headquarters inside the Alameda Theatre, a 250-foot-wide waterfall, and walkways 18 feet below street level lined with murals depicting the area’s history.
In a 9-1 vote Thursday, the City Council added tougher regulations to the dockless vehicle pilot program, which is set to end April 19, in response to public concerns over reckless riding and e-scooter clutter on sidewalks.
A townhome project proposed for Government Hill has met some resistance from longtime residents who are worried their near East Side community is changing without their input.