SMTX Housing Stories

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Housing Stories

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We want to hear from you!

The City of San Marcos would like to share stories and photos like yours to focus San Marcos' affordability conversations on what matters most: the people who live here.

Why do you love living in San Marcos? What are your hopes for the future of housing in San Marcos? What are some housing challenges you've experiences? Are there housing options for you in San Marcos? What makes a happy, healthy, and welcoming neighborhood? These are all perspectives that help tell the unique housing experiences in San Marcos.

Tell your story with 3 easy steps:


  • Visit the following Google Form to submit your story.
  • (OPTIONAL) Snap a selfie or have a friend take your / your family's photo in, around, or near your home or neighborhood. We'll add your photo to your housing story! You will be able to upload a photo on your Google Form.
  • Pick up a #SMTX4ALL shirt! By participating in the Housing Story Campaign, you'll receive a complementary t-shirt. After you submit, you will be notified when and where to pick up your shirt, while supplies last.
smtx 4 all tshirt

What are other ways to Tell Your Housing Story?


  • Email Us: Feel free to email us your housing story at planninginfo@sanmarcostx.gov.
  • Attend the Open House: We'll have a booth at the Open House where you can answer a brief housing story prompt and have your picture taken.