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We encourage you to submit comments, but please note that this is not a public forum. Comments posted to this page will be monitored. The City reserves the right to delete comments that: contain false information, obscene language or sexual content, threaten or defame any person or organization, support or oppose political candidates, political organizations or ballot propositions, promote illegal

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October's first resident-focused workshop about our homebuyer assistance options is coming up this Saturday -- register ...
10/07/2021

October's first resident-focused workshop about our homebuyer assistance options is coming up this Saturday -- register at bit.ly/Oct-HbAP-Resident1. Real estate professionals can join us for info in our 10/12 session at bit.ly/Oct-HbAP-RealEstateSession

Our community office hours continue virtually this month as well! Chat with program representatives or get help with app...
10/01/2021

Our community office hours continue virtually this month as well! Chat with program representatives or get help with applications by calling into any of these numbers, every Wednesday from 1pm-4pm.
832-394-6912
832-394-6227
832-394-6126

Our community office hours continue virtually this month as well! Chat with program representatives or get help with applications by calling into any of these numbers, every Wednesday from 1pm-4pm.
832-394-6912
832-394-6227
832-394-6126

Are you a microenterprise (5 employees or less) business owner that was impacted (physically or economically) by Hurrica...
09/28/2021

Are you a microenterprise (5 employees or less) business owner that was impacted (physically or economically) by Hurricane Harvey? Please consider applying to the HEDP to receive a grant of up to $150,000!

Find out more! Eligibility, application requirements, etc. at: https://recovery.houstontx.gov/hedp/ (Make sure you scroll down to get all of the information and helpful resources for applying).

Am I eligible? Take the quiz: https://bit.ly/HEDP-eligibility

Common Questions: scroll down to “Additional Questions” on the website.

Are you a microenterprise (5 employees or less) business owner that was impacted (physically or economically) by Hurricane Harvey? Please consider applying to the HEDP to receive a grant of up to $150,000!

Find out more! Eligibility, application requirements, etc. at: https://recovery.houstontx.gov/hedp/ (Make sure you scroll down to get all of the information and helpful resources for applying).

Am I eligible? Take the quiz: https://bit.ly/HEDP-eligibility

Common Questions: scroll down to “Additional Questions” on the website.

09/24/2021

Join us for this morning's Groundbreaking of St. Elizabeth Place live on Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation's page, https://fb.watch/8dHSz8Ud16/!

Looking forward to the groundbreaking at St. Elizabeth Place, the renovation of the historic hospital into 85 affordable...
09/22/2021

Looking forward to the groundbreaking at St. Elizabeth Place, the renovation of the historic hospital into 85 affordable homes for residents of the Fifth Ward. We'll be breaking ground at 10:30am this Friday! Learn more about this new effort at https://www.vmwp.com/projects/st-elizabeth-place/.

Looking forward to the groundbreaking at St. Elizabeth Place, the renovation of the historic hospital into 85 affordable homes for residents of the Fifth Ward. We'll be breaking ground at 10:30am this Friday! Learn more about this new effort at https://www.vmwp.com/projects/st-elizabeth-place/.

Excited to show the progress of the newest location of Avenue 360 Clinic in Midtown. This health clinic will provide aff...
09/22/2021

Excited to show the progress of the newest location of Avenue 360 Clinic in Midtown. This health clinic will provide affordable care for general and dental needs. Our Public Facilities team helps build community facilities around the city -- learn more at https://houstontx.gov/housing/amenities.html.

Our next virtual workshop on the Harvey Homebuyer Assistance Program is coming up this Thursday at 10am. Register for fr...
09/21/2021

Our next virtual workshop on the Harvey Homebuyer Assistance Program is coming up this Thursday at 10am. Register for free at bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-Resident2 to learn more about how you may qualify for up to $30,000 of down-payment assistance to purchase a new home.

Our next virtual workshop on the Harvey Homebuyer Assistance Program is coming up this Thursday at 10am. Register for free at bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-Resident2 to learn more about how you may qualify for up to $30,000 of down-payment assistance to purchase a new home.

09/21/2021
Calling all landlords and property managers! Join us for our next Fair Housing Workshop on 9/28 at 2pm. We'll be reviewi...
09/20/2021

Calling all landlords and property managers! Join us for our next Fair Housing Workshop on 9/28 at 2pm. We'll be reviewing housing providers’ responsibilities under local and federal fair housing law and other key information. Sign up at bit.ly/FHWorkshop-S2.

Calling all landlords and property managers! Join us for our next Fair Housing Workshop on 9/28 at 2pm. We'll be reviewing housing providers’ responsibilities under local and federal fair housing law and other key information. Sign up at bit.ly/FHWorkshop-S2.

During Hurricane Harvey, this senior living community at 2100 Memorial was badly damaged. The Harvey Multifamily Program...
09/17/2021

During Hurricane Harvey, this senior living community at 2100 Memorial was badly damaged. The Harvey Multifamily Program will completely rebuild all 196 of these homes to be resilient and affordable for decades to come. Learn more and see our progress at https://recovery.houstontx.gov/multifamily/.

Reminder to join our upcoming virtual lunch & learn session, where we discuss common topics in housing and community dev...
09/15/2021

Reminder to join our upcoming virtual lunch & learn session, where we discuss common topics in housing and community development. Our upcoming session is 9/24 at 11am and will cover resources around homelessness and housing insecurity. Register at https://bit.ly/Sept-Lunch-Learn-Registration.

Reminder to join our upcoming virtual lunch & learn session, where we discuss common topics in housing and community development. Our upcoming session is 9/24 at 11am and will cover resources around homelessness and housing insecurity. Register at https://bit.ly/Sept-Lunch-Learn-Registration.

Are you a microenterprise (5 employees or less) business owner that was impacted (physically or economically) by Hurrica...
09/14/2021

Are you a microenterprise (5 employees or less) business owner that was impacted (physically or economically) by Hurricane Harvey? Please consider applying to the HEDP to receive a grant of up to $150,000!

Find out more! Eligibility, application requirements, etc. at: https://recovery.houstontx.gov/hedp/ (Make sure you scroll down to get all of the information and helpful resources for applying).

Am I eligible? Take the quiz: https://bit.ly/HEDP-eligibility

Common Questions: scroll down to “Additional Questions” on the website.

Are you a microenterprise (5 employees or less) business owner that was impacted (physically or economically) by Hurricane Harvey? Please consider applying to the HEDP to receive a grant of up to $150,000!

Find out more! Eligibility, application requirements, etc. at: https://recovery.houstontx.gov/hedp/ (Make sure you scroll down to get all of the information and helpful resources for applying).

Am I eligible? Take the quiz: https://bit.ly/HEDP-eligibility

Common Questions: scroll down to “Additional Questions” on the website.

Here are recent photos from South Rice Apartments, which will create 115 new homes for residents in Gulfton. This commun...
09/13/2021

Here are recent photos from South Rice Apartments, which will create 115 new homes for residents in Gulfton. This community sits near key amenities, including grocery stores, retail options, and pharmacies. Learn more about apartments coming to Houston at recovery.houstontx.gov/multifamily.

Advocates and nonprofits in the housing and community development spaces are invited to join in our monthly Housing Advo...
09/13/2021

Advocates and nonprofits in the housing and community development spaces are invited to join in our monthly Housing Advocates Collective, where we will share and discuss department updates. This month's meeting will be 9/16 at 3:30pm -- join us online at https://bit.ly/September-Housing-Advocates-Meeting.

Advocates and nonprofits in the housing and community development spaces are invited to join in our monthly Housing Advocates Collective, where we will share and discuss department updates. This month's meeting will be 9/16 at 3:30pm -- join us online at https://bit.ly/September-Housing-Advocates-Meeting.

Each month, HCDD hosts a virtual lunch & learn session to share resources and debunk myths about common topics in housin...
09/10/2021

Each month, HCDD hosts a virtual lunch & learn session to share resources and debunk myths about common topics in housing and community development. Join us 9/24 at 11am for our latest session, on homelessness and housing insecurity. Register at https://bit.ly/Sept-Lunch-Learn-Registration.

Each month, HCDD hosts a virtual lunch & learn session to share resources and debunk myths about common topics in housing and community development. Join us 9/24 at 11am for our latest session, on homelessness and housing insecurity. Register at https://bit.ly/Sept-Lunch-Learn-Registration.

Remember to join our upcoming workshop for the Harvey Homebuyer Assistance Program! A first session for residents is com...
09/08/2021

Remember to join our upcoming workshop for the Harvey Homebuyer Assistance Program! A first session for residents is coming up this Saturday -- register bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-Resident1. Real estate professionals can join us for info in our 9/14 session at bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-RealEstateSession

Remember to join our upcoming workshop for the Harvey Homebuyer Assistance Program! A first session for residents is coming up this Saturday -- register bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-Resident1. Real estate professionals can join us for info in our 9/14 session at bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-RealEstateSession

Just a reminder that our upcoming free fair housing training for landlords and property managers will be held next Wedne...
09/07/2021

Just a reminder that our upcoming free fair housing training for landlords and property managers will be held next Wednesday, September 15 at 10 AM to 12 PM. We've increased the cap on registration so that everyone can join! Sign up now at bit.ly/FHWorkshop-S1.

Just a reminder that our upcoming free fair housing training for landlords and property managers will be held next Wednesday, September 15 at 10 AM to 12 PM. We've increased the cap on registration so that everyone can join! Sign up now at bit.ly/FHWorkshop-S1.

Don’t forget to sign up for our Fair Housing Workshop for Landlords and Property Managers! The free workshop will cover ...
09/03/2021

Don’t forget to sign up for our Fair Housing Workshop for Landlords and Property Managers! The free workshop will cover housing provider’s responsibilities under fair housing law. Two dates are open:
9/15, 10am -- bit.ly/FHWorkshop-S1
9/28, 2pm -- bit.ly/FHWorkshop-S2

Don’t forget to sign up for our Fair Housing Workshop for Landlords and Property Managers! The free workshop will cover housing provider’s responsibilities under fair housing law. Two dates are open:
9/15, 10am -- bit.ly/FHWorkshop-S1
9/28, 2pm -- bit.ly/FHWorkshop-S2

Each month, we hold free virtual workshops for residents and real estate professionals to learn more about our homebuyer...
09/02/2021

Each month, we hold free virtual workshops for residents and real estate professionals to learn more about our homebuyer assistance options. Sign up:
Residents: 9/11 -- bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-Resident1 or 9/23 -- bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-Resident2
Real Estate Pros: 9/14 -- bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-RealEstateSession

Each month, we hold free virtual workshops for residents and real estate professionals to learn more about our homebuyer assistance options. Sign up:
Residents: 9/11 -- bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-Resident1 or 9/23 -- bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-Resident2
Real Estate Pros: 9/14 -- bit.ly/Sep-HbAP-RealEstateSession

Work on Avenue at 34th continues. This community will create 70 new storm-resilient affordable apartment homes for low- ...
09/01/2021

Work on Avenue at 34th continues. This community will create 70 new storm-resilient affordable apartment homes for low- and moderate-income households in Central Northwest Houston. All residents will also receive social services! For more info about this development, you can call 713-864-8099, and to learn more about all the new affordable homes coming to Houston through our Harvey Multifamily Program, head to recovery.houstontx.gov/multifamily.

#newhomes #affordability #houstonstrong #builditforward #htx

Are you a microenterprise (5 employees or less) business owner that was impacted (physically or economically) by Hurrica...
08/31/2021

Are you a microenterprise (5 employees or less) business owner that was impacted (physically or economically) by Hurricane Harvey? Please consider applying to the HEDP to receive a grant of up to $150,000!

Find out more! Eligibility, application requirements, etc. at: https://recovery.houstontx.gov/hedp/ (Make sure you scroll down to get all of the information and helpful resources for applying).

Am I eligible? Take the quiz: https://bit.ly/HEDP-eligibility

Common Questions: scroll down to “Additional Questions” on the website.

Are you a microenterprise (5 employees or less) business owner that was impacted (physically or economically) by Hurricane Harvey? Please consider applying to the HEDP to receive a grant of up to $150,000!

Find out more! Eligibility, application requirements, etc. at: https://recovery.houstontx.gov/hedp/ (Make sure you scroll down to get all of the information and helpful resources for applying).

Am I eligible? Take the quiz: https://bit.ly/HEDP-eligibility

Common Questions: scroll down to “Additional Questions” on the website.

Our community office hours continue virtually this month as well! Chat with program representatives or get help with app...
08/30/2021

Our community office hours continue virtually this month as well! Chat with program representatives or get help with applications by calling into any of these numbers, every Wednesday from 1pm-4pm.
832-394-6912
832-394-6227
832-394-6126

Our community office hours continue virtually this month as well! Chat with program representatives or get help with applications by calling into any of these numbers, every Wednesday from 1pm-4pm.
832-394-6912
832-394-6227
832-394-6126

Our congratulations to Valerie Gonzales! After her home was damaged by age and weather, she qualified for our Single-Fam...
08/27/2021

Our congratulations to Valerie Gonzales! After her home was damaged by age and weather, she qualified for our Single-Family Home Repair Program and has recently now moves into an elevated home with updated appliances in the Near Northside. Learn more: houstontx.gov/housing.

The fourth session of our 360 Road to Homeownership series will cover customizing, upgrading, and maintaining your home....
08/25/2021

The fourth session of our 360 Road to Homeownership series will cover customizing, upgrading, and maintaining your home. We will cover long-term protection of your home and other important homeownership aspects.
Register: bit.ly/Housing-Tune-Ups-Registration
Series: bit.ly/360RTH

The fourth session of our 360 Road to Homeownership series will cover customizing, upgrading, and maintaining your home. We will cover long-term protection of your home and other important homeownership aspects.
Register: bit.ly/Housing-Tune-Ups-Registration
Series: bit.ly/360RTH

Landlords and property managers -- we invite you to join us for a free workshop on federal fair housing law and what it ...
08/24/2021

Landlords and property managers -- we invite you to join us for a free workshop on federal fair housing law and what it means for you! The workshops will feature special guests Attorney Howard Bookstaff and Attorney Velimir Rasic, so bring your questions!
Session 1: 9/15, 10am -- bit.ly/FH-Workshop-S1
Session 2: 9/28, 2pm -- bit.ly/FH-Workshop-S2

Landlords and property managers -- we invite you to join us for a free workshop on federal fair housing law and what it means for you! The workshops will feature special guests Attorney Howard Bookstaff and Attorney Velimir Rasic, so bring your questions!
Session 1: 9/15, 10am -- bit.ly/FH-Workshop-S1
Session 2: 9/28, 2pm -- bit.ly/FH-Workshop-S2

HCDD has issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Neighborhood Facilities Development and Renovation Progr...
08/23/2021

HCDD has issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Neighborhood Facilities Development and Renovation Program, which will provide performance based, forgivable loans for renovation or construction of workforce training facilities serving low-to moderate-income Houstonians. To explain important procedures and application requirements, and to answer applicant questions, our team will hold a virtual pre-proposal conference tomorrow, August 26, 2021, at 1pm. Join us at bit.ly/NOFA-Workforce, or watch and listed at the additional places in our graphic. Learn more at https://purchasing.houstontx.gov/Bid_Display.aspx?id=T30014.
#publicfacilities #fundingopportunity #nofa #preproposalconf #developers #realestate #houstonstrong

HCDD has issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Neighborhood Facilities Development and Renovation Program, which will provide performance based, forgivable loans for renovation or construction of workforce training facilities serving low-to moderate-income Houstonians. To explain important procedures and application requirements, and to answer applicant questions, our team will hold a virtual pre-proposal conference tomorrow, August 26, 2021, at 1pm. Join us at bit.ly/NOFA-Workforce, or watch and listed at the additional places in our graphic. Learn more at https://purchasing.houstontx.gov/Bid_Display.aspx?id=T30014.
#publicfacilities #fundingopportunity #nofa #preproposalconf #developers #realestate #houstonstrong

HCDD is excited to see Harmony House, Inc. taking shape with these new construction photos. Harmony House is being expan...
08/20/2021

HCDD is excited to see Harmony House, Inc. taking shape with these new construction photos. Harmony House is being expanded to provide more beds and services to people experiencing homelessness in Houston. Construction is estimated to complete in February 2022.

Join us tomorrow, August 20th at 11am for our August Lunch & Learn! This month we'll focus on the Houston Harris County ...
08/19/2021

Join us tomorrow, August 20th at 11am for our August Lunch & Learn! This month we'll focus on the Houston Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which can help families that are struggling with past due rent. Register to attend for free at bit.ly/August-Lunch-Learn-Registration

Join us tomorrow, August 20th at 11am for our August Lunch & Learn! This month we'll focus on the Houston Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which can help families that are struggling with past due rent. Register to attend for free at bit.ly/August-Lunch-Learn-Registration

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