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San Antonio Surpasses Supportive Housing Objective – Planetizen


San Antonio has surpassed its 2022 purpose for putting individuals in supportive housing and approving new affordable housing models, reviews Kriston Capps for Bloomberg CityLab, housing over 1,600 individuals. This nonetheless falls wanting housing the entire metropolis’s unhoused inhabitants. “Based on the 2022 point-in-time report, some 2,995 people in San Antonio and Bexar County have been reported as homeless, with 1,036 individuals listed as unsheltered.”

The purpose of housing 1,500 individuals is a part of the federal ‘Home America’ initiative. “The U.S. Division of Housing and City Improvement has set a goal for Home America to seek out housing for 100,000 individuals and to construct at the very least 20,000 new reasonably priced models, with assist from federal emergency {dollars} assigned to metropolis and state governments by way of the American Rescue Plan.” 

San Antonio voters additionally permitted a $1.2 billion bond measure that features $150 million for reasonably priced housing. “The housing measure authorizes funding to protect current reasonably priced housing, present help for chronically homeless individuals and construct new flats reasonably priced to extraordinarily low-income households (these incomes lower than 30% of space median earnings).”


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