“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.
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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.