Housing

San Antonio is on pace to fill its affordable housing gap … by 2294

A deep dive into the challenges of building housing that people can afford in San Antonio, and the federal program and local policy that have caused so much rancor.

Like San Pedro Creek, these apartments are being renovated — and its residents are worried

Residents of Soapworks and Towne Center don’t see themselves sticking around long enough to enjoy the San Pedro Creek transformation that’s happening in their own backyard.

Will an Obama-era policy move more low-income renters north?

Housing rule change proposed by former HUD Secretary Julián Castro aims to spread more Section 8 renters to better neighborhoods. Whether those neighborhoods accept them remains to be seen.

Why this couple chose low-income living

Christian Reed-Ogba and her husband once lived in one of the city’s most desirable apartments. In recent years, their small business dreams have led them to low-income housing on San Antonio’s West Side. And they’re better for it.

Nirenberg benches housing incentives policy, for now

Mayor Ron Nirenberg said the proliferation of luxury apartments in downtown San Antonio, as a result of the 2012 housing incentives policy, played a role in his decision.

What’s wrong with housing in S.A. — and how to fix it

At this weekend’s housing workshop, residents had a chance to speak up and identify problems with housing in San Antonio and offer solutions.