With construction costs and interest rates soaring, San Antonio developers are struggling to make the numbers work for their affordable housing projects.
Cattleman Square Lofts
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.
San Antonio TikTok personality Christine Ahuyon struggles to find affordable housing for the disabled
Local TikTok personality Christine Ahuyon has found few options when it comes to affordable housing that’s also made for those with disabilities.
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.
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.
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.
The most-read stories of 2020
This year-end list is your list. Here are the 10 downtown and neighborhood stories you consumed the most of in 2020.
Museum Reach Lofts, rare affordable housing near San Antonio’s Pearl district, welcomes first residents
The Museum Reach Lofts, a true affordable housing building in the downtown area, welcomed its first residents this week near the Pearl.