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Part 1: Affordable Housing in Houston’s Greater Third Ward

Empty lots are being turned into affordable housing in Houston’s Greater Third Ward area. In part one of our video series on this unique program being coordinated by the Midtown Redevelopment Authority and the Center for Civic and Public Policy Improvement, we take a look at how the program got started. Midtown Redevelopment Authority: midtownhouston.com/affordable-housing

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Homeownership is within reach even if there are credit issues

  There is a sense of pride and satisfaction that comes from walking through the front door of your own home for the first time. Getting to that point, however, can often be confusing, complicated and scary. This is especially true for first-time homebuyers with credit blemishes, low credit scores or other life challenges. A

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One Emancipation Center: A Place to Gather, Do Business and Develop Affordable Housing

(view from One Emancipation Center) One Emancipation Center will soon open, serving as a hub for affordable housing initiatives, office space, and community gatherings. Located in the heart of Third Ward, across the street from Emancipation Park, it’s more than a new building; it is a symbol of rebirth for the neighborhood. “People are very

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Houston’s Third Ward, a Tale of Then and Now

Sit down for a cup of coffee and conversation with Algenita Scott Davis and you will learn a lot about the rich history of Houston’s Third Ward. You will also hear her strong confidence about the neighborhood’s future.   Davis is the housing program manager for the Center for Civic and Public Policy Improvement, a nonprofit

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Midtown Houston Helps To Support Senior Living Affordable Housing

(photo courtesy of The Montrose Center) As a continuation of our affordable housing initiatives, Midtown Houston has advanced its effort to work in partnership with community-based entities to produce affordable housing. More specifically, Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) supported the production of an affordable housing senior living project, the Law Harrington Senior Living Center located in

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Midtown Develops Affordable Housing in Southeast Houston & Third Ward

(photo courtesy of  Cole Klein Builders) There is a trend in the lack of affordability in urban areas and in particular in the inner cities of places like Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. In major cities across the country, home ownership and rental costs have escalated substantially, driving people to the suburbs or outside

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