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.
The effort to overhaul the Alamo complex, which many had taken for dead last year, got a jump-start Thursday when City Council approved a deal with the state that will repurpose the historic Woolworth building and leave the Cenotaph in place.
If approved by voters in May, the city charter amendment would allow bond dollars to be spent on housing and economic development projects.
City Council members were by and large supportive of the Hemisfair redevelopment project, which has struggled for years with construction delays, during a presentation Wednesday.
The city’s renovation of the former Frost Bank headquarters has increased to $141 million, while expecting to save the city money in the long-run, city officials said.
As more and more e-scooters hit the streets of San Antonio, the City Council agreed to take its time evaluating their impact with a six-month pilot program.
If you think you don’t care about San Antonio’s Center City Housing Incentives Policy, also known as CCHIP, you’re probably fooling yourself.
Bill Shown, managing director of Pearl developer Silver Ventures, said his group is “very interested” in building affordable housing as the development expands in the coming years.