Proposition A passes, allowing San Antonio to fund affordable housing with bond money

Prop A will grant more flexibility to city leaders in spending voter-approved bond funding

Proposition A has passed with more than 58% of the vote.
Proposition A has passed with more than 58% of the vote. (KSAT)

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Update 9:52 p.m. - A majority of San Antonio voters have approved Proposition A, which will expand the ways San Antonio can use bond money.

Roughly 58% of the voters voted in favor of Proposition A, while 41% voted against it.

Currently, the city charter language restricts bond dollars to “public works,” limiting how the money can be used.

Under Proposition A, that language would be expanded to include “any other public purpose not prohibited by the Texas Constitution,” putting San Antonio in line with every other major Texas city.

With the voters’ approval of the charter amendment, housing affordability projects could be in included in the upcoming 2022-2027 bond program.

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