Opportunity Home San Antonio has applied for $8 million from San Antonio’s housing bond for a new public housing development at Alazan-Apache Courts.
Historic Westside Residents Association
The city’s Development Services Department went on the offensive this week after being lambasted in a recent report by a University of Texas at Austin professor over its code enforcement practices and how often they lead to the demolition of homes.
The city unveiled earlier this week its Strategic Housing Incentive Plan—a 71-page document filled with analysis and potential solutions meant to aid 95,000 local households who are struggling with housing costs. But some housing observers say the document lacks proper public input.
San Antonio’s repair program is targeting homes that were once deemed by the federal government as undesirable—a practice known as red lining.