Affordable Housing

Can San Antonio get its housing in order?

Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s new housing task force faces urgent tasks at hand.

Mayor Nirenberg announces housing taskforce

Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced he is creating a task force to fulfill his promise of brining more affordable housing to San Antonio.

East Meadows residents talk life after Wheatley Courts

Leonard Walker, 57, and his wife Trelina remember living in Wheatley Courts for five years without central air or a washer and dryer. In 2013, they left their home when they learned of the U.S. government’s plan to demolish the outdated and notorious courts and erect, in their place, new apartments. Now, the Walkers are…

Builders say affordable developments get housing waiver ‘scraps’

Looking to to build affordable housing beyond the downtown area? Obtaining incentives from the city of San Antonio may prove difficult.

How Airbnb could hurt affordable housing—and how it could help

Creating short-term rental fees to be collected would be used towards funding future affordable housing in San Antonio.

This week, tell San Antonio how to spend neighborhood dollars

City taxpayers allowed to explore options on how four federal grants are expended.