August 2012   |    SAHA Web   |   Moving to Work



Lourdes Castro Ramírez
President & CEO

The San Antonio Housing Authority is committed to providing quality affordable housing, strengthening neighborhoods, and offering programs that provide opportunities for low-income individuals and families to improve and enhance their lives.  We have many exciting announcements and developments at the San Antonio Housing Authority.
Enjoy reading about some of them in this issue of our newsletter.

Board of Commissioners

Ramiro Cavazos, Chair
Dr. Brian Herman, Vice-Chair
Karina Cantu
Dr. Richard Gambitta
Yolanda Hotman
Stella Burciaga-Molina
Charles Muñoz



SAHA is ready to Plan. Build. Live. through 2020

The agency’s strategic planning effort features a new vision, mission and goals to move the agency forward. This effort included extensive involvement from residents, staff, and the community.


SAHA Will Honor Scholarships Recipients
On Thursday, August 9, SAHA will honor 26 local youth at the annual Education Investment Foundation scholarship event.


Youth Employment Program--A Gateway to Opportunity

The San Antonio Housing Authority’s (SAHA) 3rd Annual Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is a great success – providing 75 youth and young adults with meaningful educational and employment opportunities, along with job training experiences.  


Lewis Chatham Apartments Honored for Green Initiatives

The $7 million energy-efficient modernization of Lewis Chatham Apartments is honored by Build San Antonio Green (BSGA) as the first multi-family rehabilitation project to achieve a BSGA Level 2.  The community modernization resulted in a 50% reduction of energy consumption.


Luncheon Celebrates Eastside Transformation

Residents, youth, business leaders, organizations and elected officials were recognized for their active engagement in a comprehensive community planning effort to revitalize the Wheatley neighborhood.  


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