In response to criticism over its eviction policy, SAHA said it will suspend noncriminal evictions until Dec. 31.
Several residents at Alazan-Apache Courts accuse the San Antonio Housing Authority of harassment by way of, what they describe as, bogus lease violations—which lead to evictions. SAHA paints a different picture.
At a heated Zoning Commission meeting Tuesday, commissioners paved the way for the development of the Alazan Lofts, a controversial 88-unit, mixed-income housing development south of the Alazan Courts.
When they opened in 1941, the Alazán-Apache Courts were a relief from the slum conditions that defined the West Side. A new exhibit called “Los Courts,” which opens Saturday, explores that legacy.