The San Antonio Housing Authority will recommend to its board of commissioners today that SAHA “self-develop” the courts with the intent of keeping its roughly 1,200 low-income residents in the public housing property.
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An Austin real estate firm has purchased a three-story historic office building on the River Walk in a fast-growing part of west downtown.
“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.
The 249 units at the Granada Homes will be renovated, and will continue to serve low-income seniors after completion, officials said.
As delinquency has spiked at its properties, the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) has offered to forgive 25% of rent due in June, while also contributing $350,000 to the city’s cost of living emergency assistance fund during the coronavirus pandemic.
When they opened in 1941, the Alazán-Apache Courts were a relief from the slum conditions that defined the West Side. A new exhibit called “Los Courts,” which opens Saturday, explores that legacy.