San Antonio Housing Authority | Texas Public Radio

San Antonio Housing Authority

Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio Housing Authority won $100,000 from the National Science Foundation and internet company Mozilla for its low-cost solution to connecting residents to the internet, the company best known for its Firefox browser, announced Tuesday.

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On this episode of "Fronteras":

  • A mixed-race German woman makes a shocking discovery: she is the granddaughter of a Nazi (0:14).
  • A distressed San Antonio neighborhood is experiencing a rebirth through housing and art (14:40).


Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Rapid growth and development is changing the livelihood in Texas, especially San Antonio, which is expecting at least 1 million more residents by 2040


Paul Flahive

The San Antonio Housing Authority cut the ribbon Friday on what it is billing as the largest reconstruction effort on the city's west side in a decade.

 

SAHA opened five single family homes starting in price around $125,000 and boasting dozens of energy efficient features, including Energy Star-rated appliances, green building materials, and sealed ventilation systems.


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One in four San Antonio households do not have access to the internet.

Low-income and rural communities are more prone to suffer from the "digital divide" — a disparity in access to technology and the internet — which exacerbates economic, social and political imbalances.

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