San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) has launched two new funding initiatives to assist residents facing financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis as part of efforts to assist more than 19,000 public housing and SAHA owned and managed mixed-income community residents. SAHA is contributing $350,000 to the City of San Antonio’s COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Program, formerly known as the Risk Mitigation Fund, to help SAHA residents with rent assistance. SAHA will also provide staff to support the program’s application review.
Written by rudyarispe on May 8 2020 - 10:21am
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 2 2017 - 9:23pm
Twenty-five San Antonio teenagers earned laptops and Sprint hotspots after graduating from a two-day digital literacy training program on Aug. 1, 2017. The training was part of the ConnectHome Digital Literacy Passport Program which is designed to help students in public housing get a lift across the digital divide. Watch a video from the graduation here:
Written by JamiAlise on Mar 17 2017 - 1:45pm
The San Antonio Housing Authority’s Education Investment Foundation (EIF) is hosting a Great San Antonio Garage Sale to support the foundation’s initiative to provide scholarships and awards to students who reside in the subsidized properties of the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs. The goal of the EIF is to help the traditionally underserved youth by promoting education and self-sufficiency to each student. In 2017, EIF awarded more than $800,000 in a college scholarships and awards for academic achievement.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Aug 23 2016 - 1:50pm
Replay video from the live webcast of Investing in Digital Inclusion, a discussion presented by the Federal Reserve, the San Antonio Housing Authority and the UTSA College of Public Policy on Aug. 24, 2016
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 22 2016 - 9:11pm
Catch up and get ahead with the edge for the week of February 22. Early Voting Have you voted yet? If not, hurry up because early voting for the March 1 primary election ends on Friday, Feb. 26.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 4 2015 - 11:56am
After dozens of local leaders donated time and ideas to launch ConnectHome and bring high-speed Internet to low-income families, San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor laid out the long odds and the tall challenge ahead. A child born in a poor census tract today "has less than a 1-in-20 chance of escaping poverty," Taylor told the group.
Written by SAHA on Nov 12 2014 - 6:29pm
Replay the video of San Antonio Housing Authority's President and CEO, Lourdes Castro Ramirez' appearance before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee on Nov. 13, 2014 for a hearing on her nomination for the position of HUD Assistant Secretary of Public and Indian Housing. You can replay video from the live webcast below - the hearing begins at at the 17 minute mark.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Sep 10 2013 - 1:03pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10 for the live webcast of the Eastside Choice Promise Neighborhood Walkable Community Workshop.
Written by Kris_Serold on Jul 19 2013 - 4:41pm
On July 13, 2013, the San Antonio Housing Authority hosted the Mission Road Bike Ride. An estimated 60 bicyclists, from toddlers in bike trailers to senior citizens, rode from SAHA's offices on Flores St. through the neighborhoods to Mission Concepcion, less than 3 miles away.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Mar 22 2012 - 4:46pm
Information from press release: The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) needs your help to Plan, Build, and Live its future. The Plan.Build.Live. strategic planning process will define the agency's vision, mission and goals through the year 2020.