With the CDC eviction moratorium coming to an end on July 31, San Antonio’s Emergency Housing Assistance Program will continue to accept applications for rental and utility assistance.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg on Friday announced that he would appoint former District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales as chair of the city’s Housing Commission, despite protests from activists.
Weston Urban’s plan to restore the former Continental Hotel and build a 15-story apartment tower along San Pedro Creek in west downtown won conceptual approval Wednesday from the city’s historic review board.
Weston Urban plans to build a 15-story apartment building between the former Continental Hotel and Arana building in west downtown.
Late Wednesday, the San Antonio Housing Authority board of commissioners voted Ed Hinojosa Jr., a 17-year veteran of the agency, as president and CEO following a national search.
The Midtown TIRZ board tabled $4.8 million in incentives for Broadway’s next apartment building because it needed more details on an even larger project it’s being asked to help fund: the burying of overhead power lines on Broadway from Interstate 35 to East Mulberry Avenue.
San Antonio’s repair program is targeting homes that were once deemed by the federal government as undesirable—a practice known as red lining.
In the area of housing, it seems likely that the early 2020s will mark another turning point for San Antonio.
San Antonio Affordable Housing Inc., a nonprofit branch of the city, plans to build two experimental homes on the far East Side, one using earthen materials for its walls, another whose foundation can be adjusted post-construction.
The $24 million incentive package that GrayStreet Partners and Midway received last month to redevelop the former Lone Star Brewery tops the list of San Antonio’s most subsidized urban development projects.