A community coalition wants to see more aggressive implementation of policies aimed at preventing housing displacement in San Antonio. During a meeting Monday night among more than 100 members of COPS Metro Alliance and Mayor Ron Nirenberg, he said, “I’m listening to you.”
Under Nirenberg’s leadership, San Antonio has for the first time prioritized housing in the City’s annual budget. The mayor established a task force to recommend affordable housing policy measures that City Council adopted last year, but COPS Metro wants to see stronger action from the mayor and Council to prevent people being priced out of their homes or apartments – not just mitigate such displacement. More.