An Austin developer and St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church are moving forward with plans to build St. John’s Square, a 253-unit apartment building near La Villita, despite the San Antonio Housing Authority backing away from the project.
Fort Worth-area developer buys Villita Street properties where twin high-rises were envisioned
Newstream Capital, from a northern suburb of Fort Worth, bought two properties on Villita Street, across from the Tower Life Building. The firm is still deciding what to build on them.
Housing bond meeting gets heated as members debate how best to serve San Antonio’s 95K vulnerable households
Calls for spending all $150 million in potential housing bond dollars on San Antonio’s most vulnerable populations permeated the housing bond committee’s second meeting held Wednesday night at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Long-awaited housing plan to address 95,000 struggling households in San Antonio
A comprehensive housing strategy is scheduled to be released Monday that will address the needs of 95,000 households in San Antonio that spend more than 30% of their income on housing.
SAHA sees end in sight for Victoria Commons development in Lavaca
Last month, the San Antonio Housing Authority signed a memorandum of understanding with homeowners on Leigh Street who had opposed two apartment buildings planned on vacant land facing Interstate 37 due to concerns about traffic and drainage.
Alazan Courts on West Side could get $75M for redevelopment—if San Antonio voters approve
The San Antonio Housing Authority is requesting $75 million for the Alazan Courts from the upcoming 2022-2027 bond program, which San Antonio voters will be asked to approve in May.
Houston developer Urban Genesis adding 160 apartments around the St. Mary’s Strip
Urban Genesis plans to begin construction in mid-2022 on the apartments, which will be three to four stories tall.
New York firm plans to buy and renovate historic Aurora Apartments in Tobin Hill
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.
Massive $250M housing bond proposed for election next May
Next May, for the first time, San Antonio voters will be asked to approve a $250 million housing bond toward affordability initiatives.
Austin developer gets final approval for 10-story apartment building near Pearl
The project by Sabot Development will consist of 299 market-rate units, 12,000 square feet of retail and 429 parking spaces.