The city of San Antonio is preparing to disburse nearly $44 million to housing developers and landlords for the production of 686 apartments, the repair of another 1,775 units, and the construction of 71 single-family homes.
Opportunity Home San Antonio seeks $8M from housing bond for Alazan-Apache Courts expansion
Opportunity Home San Antonio has applied for $8 million from San Antonio’s housing bond for a new public housing development at Alazan-Apache Courts.
Is San Antonio rushing its $150 million housing bond?
Today, the City of San Antonio is due to formally begin the process of finding developers to build and preserve apartments, and build houses, as part of the $150 million housing bond.
Does your home need repairing? Here’s how to apply for piece of $45M in home rehab bond dollars
Homeowners looking to tap into $45 million in city bond dollars for repairs ranging from foundation work to roof shingle replacement can submit their applications starting today.
‘We’ve been gentrified.’ McKee-Rodriguez spurring new conversation about gentrification in San Antonio
District 2 Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez wants a displacement study completed when developers seek incentives from the city.
San Antonio’s $1.2 billion bond package passes overwhelmingly
The city of San Antonio’s $1.2 billion package, the largest in this city’s history, looks likely to pass after Bexar County posted early voting results shortly after 7 p.m.
How municipal bonds work, and a brief history of them in San Antonio
What are bonds, exactly? Why does San Antonio pay for infrastructure the way it does? As early voting continues on the $1.2 billion bond package, the Heron answers these questions and others.
As San Antonio mulls $150M affordable housing bond, city celebrates apartments built from 2017 bond
If the $150 million housing bond passes, it will greatly expand the city’s role in creating and preserving affordable housing, but it’s not entirely unprecedented.
Zachry’s failure to make Hemisfair rent payments prompts new lease agreement
Years behind schedule, the construction of Hemisfair’s Civic Park has been delayed in part by Zachry Hospitality’s inability to start construction of its multi-use development.
Tax subsidy sometimes used for affordable housing redirected to Broadway attractions north of downtown San Antonio
A financial tool used to help fund affordable housing was recently repurposed for the San Antonio Zoo, the Witte Museum, Garden and Brackenridge Park, a move that has some nonprofit developers scratching their heads.