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midtown affordable housing

Part 6 – Affordable Housing in Houston’s Greater Third Ward

Vanessa Hodder describes owning her own home in Houston’s inner city as a dream come true. It’s a place where she feels safe and secure. In Part 6 of our series about the affordable housing program offered by the Midtown Redevelopment Authority and the Center for Civic and Public Policy Improvement, Vanessa explains how the

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Honoring Texas History this Juneteenth Holiday

  (photo courtesy of Emancipation Park Conservancy by Mark Herboth) Although the world is just discovering the significance of June 19th, we have long celebrated the day here in Houston. A blending of the words June and nineteenth, Juneteenth is the oldest known US celebration of the end of slavery and commemorates June 19, 1865,

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