The Housing Policy and Programs Division operates programs and services related to homebuyer assistance, home repair, lead hazard abatement, and small business storefront improvement in targeted areas.
The Division also provides policy analysis to the NHSD Director to facilitate the creation of additional homeownership and rental housing that is affordable for working families, and the preservation of existing housing in San Antonio.
draft program: short term emergency rental assistance
Share your feedback on the proposed CDBG Rental Assistance Program. Public input was received at the April 17th Community Work Session. Comments are due Wednesday 4/25 and may be submitted by phone, email, or in-person.
View the proposed CDBG Rental Assistance Program
Email: Contact the Housing Policy Unit
In-Person: 1400 S. Flores St., 78210
STUDIES & reports
Vulnerable Communities Assessment
Vulnerable Communities Assessment (PDF - 18MB)
Presentation: An Analysis of Housing Vulnerability in San Antonio, January 30, 2018 (PDF - 22MB)
Fiscal Impact of Residential Development
Technical Memorandum and Presentation: The Fiscal Impact of Residential Development (PDF)
2018 Request for Application (RFA)
The 2018 Request for Application for Low Income Housing Tax Credits has closed. Dates and resources are shown below for informational purposes only.
rEQUEST FOR aPPLICATION: muLTIFAMILY RENTAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT RESOLUTIONS OF SUPPORT OR NO OBJECTION
The City of San Antonio’s Neighborhood and Housing Services Department is requesting applications from real estate developers that are seeking 2018 Housing Tax Credits from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for projects located within the boundaries of the City of San Antonio. Successful applicants will receive, from the City, either a Resolution of Support or a Resolution of No Objection for multifamily rental housing development projects seeking competitive TDHCA housing tax credits.
RFA Release Date: Friday, December 15, 2017
Final Questions Accepted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Application Due: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.