Written by urban15 on Jun 20 2018 - 4:26pm
Like many cities around the world, San Antonio is a city paradoxically founded on removals, erasures, and writings over, beginning with the displacement of Indigenous languages and lifeways to more contemporary histories of Urban Renewal and downtown redevelopment. Curated by Marisol Cortez, Ph.D. of Deceleration, “Hidden Houses” examines key moments in San Antonio’s history of removing homes and entire neighborhoods from view, as well as the resistance to these removals on the part of residents.
Written by Ben Olivo on Aug 18 2017 - 5:46pm
By Ben Olivo, Folo Media Keeping a promise he made while on the campaign trail, Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced today the formation of his Housing Policy Task Force, a five-member group responsible for addressing San Antonio’s affordable housing shortage and for crafting policies that will prevent displacement of residents because of gentrification.
Written by Marisol Cortez on Jan 12 2015 - 12:09pm
Our Casas Resident Council is making an urgent request for donations to assist the remaining Mission Trails residents in locating housing that is permanently affordable and safe from further
Written by esperanzacenter on Jul 14 2014 - 2:50pm
On Monday, June 23, inner city residents, advocates for affordable housing and public health, and urban scholars held a town hall session with elected officials to address gentrification in San Antonio.