With construction costs and interest rates soaring, San Antonio developers are struggling to make the numbers work for their affordable housing projects.
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Alazan Courts, Cattleman Square Lofts among 14 projects set to receive $44M in San Antonio bond funding
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.
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.
Inflation, interest rates jeopardize Cattleman Square Lofts affordable housing in downtown San Antonio
The cost to build Cattleman Square Lofts has ballooned by $6 million since January.
Larger portion of CPS Energy’s Jones Avenue property now for sale
Since hiring an international real estate brokerage firm in 2018, CPS Energy has struggled to sell its former Jones Avenue Service Center at 326 W. Jones Ave.
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.
Housing bond meeting gets heated as members debate how best to serve San Antonio’s 95K vulnerable households
Calls for spending all $150 million in potential housing bond dollars on San Antonio’s most vulnerable populations permeated the housing bond committee’s second meeting held Wednesday night at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
What is ‘affordable housing’ in San Antonio? City Council to consider adopting this definition
Over the past few months, San Antonio’s Housing Commission has worked to craft a universal definition of “affordable housing.”
Cattleman Square Lofts project in west downtown gets design approval
The 140-unit project at 811 W. Houston St. will provide apartments priced for households making 30%-80% of the area median income.
Request to demolish historic building next to Golden Star Café denied
The city’s Historic and Design Review Commission on Wednesday voted down a request to demolish a historic building next to the Golden Star Café in west downtown to clear the way for potential development.