The feared spike in eviction filings due to the end of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moratorium has yet to take shape, at least in Bexar County, local records show. Some say it’s too early to tell whether filings will skyrocket.
Fairstead, a development firm from New York City, plans to renovate the historic Aurora Apartments tower in Tobin Hill, allowing the building’s elderly residents to stay in their units.
Over the past few months, San Antonio’s Housing Commission has worked to craft a universal definition of “affordable housing.”
A $63 million project to rehabilitate the historic Granada Homes senior apartment tower is set to begin this month under a new partnership that no longer includes the San Antonio Housing Authority.
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 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.
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.
A growing number of advocates are demanding that the City of San Antonio stop using property tax exemptions to build housing, while Texas lawmakers have a similar debate in Austin.
In December, the San Antonio Housing Authority broke ground on a 213-unit, mixed-income apartment community in the Lavaca neighborhood.
“Some of them ended up … in a lot of really bad places,” one SAHA commissioner said of East Side residents uprooted the last time the agency redeveloped public housing.