This month, crews are scheduled to begin the environmental abatement process on the ruinous Friedrich industrial site, preparing it for the mixed-income 358-unit Friedrich Lofts by 2025.
San Antonio Housing Trust
Circa-1920s Exchange Building up for sale
The owners of the Exchange Building, which includes the San Antonio Housing Trust Foundation, are preparing to sell the Prohibition-era building to a local buyer.
New affordable housing model in Texas takes shape on San Antonio’s East Side
The San Antonio Housing Trust has introduced a new housing model that benefits the public more than developers, it says.
Housing in San Antonio at crossroads with expired downtown incentive policy, new council members elected
In the area of housing, it seems likely that the early 2020s will mark another turning point for San Antonio.
San Antonio-New Braunfels median income rises to $74,100. Here’s why it matters
The area median income, or AMI, for the San Antonio-New Braunfels region has increased from $72,000 to $74,100 for a family of four.
San Antonio Housing Trust PFC approves Friedrich Lofts project despite gentrification concerns
The controversial Friedrich Lofts project on the East Side was approved Monday by the Housing Trust PFC board, which is composed of five City Council members, despite concerns of gentrification.
People now living at The Flats at River North on Broadway
In mid-May, The Flats at River North, one of downtown’s largest mixed-use developments, began receiving its first residents.
San Antonio Housing Trust, NRP Group look to sell Cevallos Lofts
The San Antonio Housing Trust and developer NRP Group are fielding offers to purchase the Cevallos Lofts, the 252-unit apartment building credited with spearheading growth in that area of Southtown since it was built in 2010.
Two bills to reform PFCs, which provide tax breaks to developers, make progress in Legislature
Efforts by state lawmakers to rein in the use of public facility corporations, which provide lucrative tax breaks to developers building mixed-income apartment complexes, have remained under the radar at the Texas Legislature, with battles over voting and gun rights dominating the headlines.
Council delays ordinance requiring future housing developments to consider voucher holders
The approval of an ordinance that would require future housing developments that receive city incentives to consider tenants with housing vouchers has been delayed by the City Council.