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San Antonio reclaims status as the most impoverished major city in the Uniter States according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

For the 2016-2020 period, an estimated 14.2% of residents in the San Antonio metropolitan area lived in poverty on average in each of those years, according to figures from the annual American Community Survey. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report

Neighborhoods proximal to downtown have seen an influx of predatory homebuyers, contractors, and developers as the City grapples with affordable housing, rising property taxes, and gentrification. As Texas unemployment benefits fade, the Train for Jobs SA program is expecting to see more applicants in the last months of the workforce development program.