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  • Acquisition/Rehabilitation/Resale Revolving Fund

    The purpose of the program is to purchase and rehabilitate locally-designated historic homes in order to combat the deterioration of historic housing stock and the erosion of neighborhood fabric that occurs when properties are demolished.
  • Affordable Showcase of Homes

    This Program is no longer available

    The Affordable Showcase of Homes or "Partners Rebuilding Neighborhoods" was established in 1995 as a public/private partnership which seeks to revitalize the inner-city by increasing the number of affordable housing units.
  • Alamo Area Council of Governments

    Alamo Area Council of Governments
  • Bidding & Contracting Opportunities

    Purchasing makes available a complete list of formal bid documents and proposals at the City‘ s website under the bidding and contract opportunities tab.
  • Car Share Program

    This program is currently unavailable

    San Antonio-area residents, employees and tourists can sign up online, reserve cars which can be picked up from one of Hertz On Demand's several conveniently located hubs.
  • Casa Verde

    Residential weatherization assistance program.
  • Catalytic Project Fund

    Project funds will assist various projects in support of the Strategic Plan for Community Development, making them more attractive to private investors.
  • Center City Housing Incentive Policy

    Provides financial incentives for multi-family housing projects in targeted areas within the original 36 square miles of the city, known as the Community Revitalization Action Group (CRAG) area.
  • Clean Neighborhood

    (Brush, Bulky, Hazard)

    Brush and bulky item collection is provided to all City residential solid waste ratepayers.
  • Corridor Overlay Districts

    A zoning district to be mapped as an overlay to a corridor.
  • Corridor Revitalization Program

     Program designed to revitalize and stimulate new business development along the Corridor.
  • Down Payment Assistance

    Assist eligible residents who are buying a new or existing home within the targeted area with up to $12,000 for down payment or closing costs.
  • Financial Empowerment (FEC)

    The San Antonio Financial Empowerment Centers offer free, one-on-one professional financial counseling to all residents.
  • First Time Home Buyers (HIP)

    Assist eligible residents who are buying a new or existing home within the targeted area with up to $12,000 for down payment or closing costs.
  • Graffiti Wipeout Program

    The City and several other local organizations, through a partnership called the Graffiti Wipeout Program, are doing a number of things to decrease this vandalism, such as painting over and removing graffiti on public property in parks and other areas in designated corridors.
  • Green and Healthy Homes

    The City of San Antonio’s Green and Healthy Homes Program (SAGHH) (formerly the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Program) provides financial assistance to owners and landlords of residential properties built prior to 1978 with children under the age of six to control lead-based paint hazards.
  • Green Shade Program

    CPS Energy offers a number of rebates to help you improve your home's energy efficiency and save energy for our future.
  • How to do business with COSA

    The Purchasing Division serves as your key and primary point of contact when the purchase of goods and services are required for the City. It is the division’s goal to develop this guide as a rewarding reference tool to help you navigate and understand the City’s procurement process including how to pursue City contracts. 
  • ICRIP Fee Waiver Program

    City and SAWS fee waivers 
  • Infill Housing Program

    Provide energy efficient affordable single-family homes in line with the housing policy goals of the ICRIP which promote reinvestment and revitalization in targeted areas of the City.
  • Land banking and Leveraging of City-owned Properties

    Designed to reduce the total number of abandoned/vacant properties in San Antonio and also to dispose of City-owned properties. 
  • Local Tax Exemption for Substantial Rehabilitation of Historic Properties and Owner - Occupied Residences in New Historic Districts

    All residential properties occupied by the property owner in newly designated local historic districts at the time of designation receive a 20% exemption on their City property taxes for 10 years.  
  • Minor Repair Program

    CDBG funds may be used to perform minor home repairs as well as ADA modifications for seniors 62 years of age or older, disabled individuals meeting the Census Bureau definition of Disabled, or families at or below 80% of the AMI.


  • Neighborhood & Community Plans

  • Neighborhood Conservation Districts

    Neighborhood Conservation Districts are zoning overlay designations, used as management tools to address the appropriateness of new and infill construction in both residential and commercial neighborhoods.
  • Neighborhood Enhancement Team

    The Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET) is a newly created team of proactive code enforcement officers dedicated to coordinated code investigations and special projects with special emphasis on highly traveled areas throughout the City's main district corridors and inner city reinvestment areas.‬

  • Neighborhood Registration & Look Up

    The Neighborhood Planning and Urban Design Section is responsible for maintaining the list of registered neighborhood associations and community organizations for the City of San Antonio. Staff is also available to assist and advise neighbors interested in forming a neighborhood association or community organization. 
  • Office of Urban Renewal San Antonio

    Promotes efforts that eliminate urban blight and slums through legal activities such as slum clearance, redevelopment, rehabilitation and conservation. 
  • Operation Facelift - Façade Improvement Program

    Reverse the deterioration of commercial structures, promote consistency in design, and create aesthetically pleasing environments while assisting property owners with the appropriate exterior rehabilitation of their buildings and bring them up to City Code.
  • Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation

    Financially assists low-moderate income owner-occupied households to rehabilitate their substandard and non-code compliant residential properties by means of providing low-interest loans or deferred payment loans to cover the cost of the needed repairs.
  • Plumbers to People

    Provides plumbing assistance to low-income residential customers 
  • Procurement Methods

    The City’s Purchasing Division uses a variety of methods to procure goods and services.
  • Property for Sale

    City-owned properties and vacant parcels available for sell. 
  • Public Private Partnerships (P3)

    City of San Antonio adopted Public-Private Partnership (P3) Guidelines in order to facilitate and expand the use of P3s.
  • Rental Rehabilitation

    Not Funded

    Low-interest financing is available to rental landlords for the cost of repairs on multi-family investment rental property.
  • S.T.A.R. (Students Together Achieving Revitalization)

    To address minor exterior home repairs such as windows, screens, siding, porches and provide general yard maintenance and exterior painting
  • San Antonio Bikes

    The City of San Antonio’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program is working to raise the level of cycling and walking for daily travel and improve cycling and pedestrian safety.
  • Single Family New Construction

  • Tax Abatements

    Chapter 312 of the Texas Tax Code authorizes local governments to abate 100 percent of ad valorem property taxes on the value of new property improvements for up to 10 years,  including real property, tangible personal property, and inventory and supplies.
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

    Tax Increment Financing (TIF) is a special funding tool used by the City of San Antonio to promote public and private investment in areas where little to no private sector investment is currently taking place.
  • Vendor Registration

    Vendor Registration

    Suppliers and contractors interested in bidding on goods and services required by the City must be a registered vendor.


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Does the City have programs that can assist homeowners with home repairs?
The City no longer administers the Owner-occupied Rehabilitation Program and the Minor Repair Program. See All FAQs...

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