The City Council on Thursday approved the Strategic Housing Implementation Plan, a framework document with the overarching goal of helping 95,000 households in San Antonio who spend more than 30% of their monthly income on housing.
Mayor's Housing Policy Task Force
Next May, for the first time, San Antonio voters will be asked to approve a $250 million housing bond toward affordability initiatives.
Over the past few months, San Antonio’s Housing Commission has worked to craft a universal definition of “affordable housing.”
In the area of housing, it seems likely that the early 2020s will mark another turning point for San Antonio.
If approved by voters in May, the city charter amendment would allow bond dollars to be spent on housing and economic development projects.
The three-year Risk Mitigation Policy, which taps into $1 million taken from the city’s general fund, intends to address city-wide displacement and lessen the traumatic effects of relocation.