Alamo Community Group (ACG) gets lots of calls every day from individuals and families seeking affordable housing. But one inquiry three years ago resonated through the company’s San Antonio, Texas, offices.
On the other end of the line was a community services agency asking if ACG could provide a home for a working military veteran, his wife and five kids who had nowhere else to go. ACG Deputy Director Tina Aranda, who has worked in affordable housing for 12 years, remembers the call.
“We have a vet family, they are living in their van, seven people. Do you have anything for them?” she recounted. “So, we said okay, we have a 3-bedroom, and let’s put them in and figure out how we do it later. It was one of those desperate needs and we didn’t quite know how we were going to do it, but we’ll figure it out.”
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