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City Council Approves Caroline Lofts, Providing 119 Affordable Rental Homes in Midtown

July 22, 2021

Caroline Lofts will provide opportunities for essential workers and others to live in resilient, affordable homes with close access to Downtown. HOUSTON – 07/22/2021 City Council has approved an investment of $19.6 million for the development of Caroline Lofts, a community of 119 rental homes located in Midtown. Providing quality, affordable homes for low- and…

Houston City Council Approves Development of Affordable Workforce Homes in Greenspoint Area

July 20, 2021

Summit at Renaissance Park provides 325 new, resilient homes for residents to help welcome development of Greenspoint  Houston City Council has approved $14.9 million for the development of Summit at Renaissance Park, the largest new construction of affordable apartment homes funded through the Hurricane Harvey Multifamily Program. Greenspoint was particularly hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey, and…

Houston City Council approves new construction of senior affordable apartment homes

June 30, 2021

City is investing $10.25 million in Harvey Recovery funds to build new senior apartment complex in Historic Third Ward. Houston City Council has unanimously approved a $10.25 million loan towards new construction of an independent living senior community located at 3345 Elgin Street, 77004. During Hurricane Harvey, many buildings throughout Houston were damaged, leaving residents, including…

Harvey Multifamily Program is announcing that up to $28 Million will be available for the currently issued Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

June 29, 2021

With recent changes to award amounts for existing developments, the Harvey Multifamily Program is announcing that up to $28 Million will be available for the currently issued Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), which will make up Round 3 of the program. This increase in funding will not change the maximum awards granted or the dates…

Law Harrington Senior Living Center Opens to Provide 112 Affordable Homes for Seniors of All Incomes, Genders, and Sexualities

June 25, 2021

HOUSTON – Community leaders, including Mayor Sylvester Turner and former Mayor Annise Parker, joined residents in the Third Ward to celebrate the grand opening of Law Harrington Senior Living Center. The first LGBTQ-affirming affordable senior center to open in Texas, this community represents a major step forward in providing quality homes and care to residents that…

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