Tag Archives: Midtown Redevelopment Authority

How Can I Qualify to Buy an Affordable Home?

  From the beginning, Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) and Center for Civic & Public Policy Improvement (CCPPI) have been committed to making the dream of an affordable, safe, well-constructed home possible for Houstonians who have difficulty making this a reality. There is a desire for these homes to go to long-time residents, so the rich

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Getting Around with Ease in Midtown Houston: Updates on the Caroline Street Reconstruction Project

(Caroline Street Reconstruction Project in Progress) Imagine a roadway designed for the safety and convenience of pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists alike. Then add in some beautiful aesthetics. What you’ll wind up with is the new Caroline Street. The roadway heavily used by people traveling to Houston Community College by foot, bicycle, or car is getting

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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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Midtown Addresses Houston Affordable Housing Crisis

  Every day, affordable housing threatens the stability, growth and vitality of families in communities surrounding Midtown Houston and throughout the city. Recognizing this issue is not the same as addressing it.  The Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) and Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 2 (TIRZ) are parallel organizations that use incremental taxes generated in Midtown

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5 Reasons to Get Fit in Midtown with LaDonte Lotts

  As cooler temps start to roll in and holiday feasting approaches, it’s a great time to get back into the spirit of exercise. Our next Get Fit in Midtown event hosted by LaDonte Lotts is your chance to bust a move during a fun one-hour workshop on November 11 at 9 a.m. Read on

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Shopping is Merrier in Midtown

  Are you still checking off items on your Christmas shopping list? There’s no reason to travel all the way to the North Pole for really special items, when there are amazing gifts to be found right here in Midtown Houston. You can start with flowers because everyone loves a little color in their home

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Historic Baldwin Park hosts Second Sundays

In the shadows of Houston’s glass and concrete towers, the green spaces and parks of Midtown Houston offer residents and visitors a welcome break. They are places to play, have a picnic, walk your dog, or just relax. One such place is historic Elizabeth Baldwin Park, acquired by the City of Houston in 1905. This

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Winners of Midtown Houston Awards Feature the Best-of-the-Best for Local Dining, Entertainment and Arts

  The world is quickly discovering the treasure that is Midtown Houston. There are exquisite restaurants, trendy nightclubs, laid-back lunch spots, cool bars and an abundance of art – all within walking distance – and easily accessible by METRORail. This year, we decided to celebrate the Midtown Houston businesses, restaurants and organizations that make us

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Why You Should Visit The Eight Foot, Quilt-Inspired Art Sculpture at The Collective

  Public art is one of the many ways our Midtown Houston community beautifies the environment while adding cultural value. The Community Artists’ Collective (The Collective) – one of Houston’s most treasured community art spaces –  recently installed a large, colorful sculpture called Quilt Peace in front of the Bermac Art Building at 4101 San

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Build Community With Local Law Enforcement at Midtown Houston’s National Night Out in October

  National Night Out will hold special meaning for all Houstonian’s  as we  unite neighbors and law enforcement through friendly, family-oriented celebrations. Here’s how you can join this event in Midtown Houston. Have you ever wanted to know more about the men and women in uniform who devote their lives to ensuring safety and security

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