Housing and Community Development Department
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Houston HOPE Celebrates National Homeownership Month
City to host Parade of Homes – featuring over 35 quality, affordable homes
for sale in historic neighborhoods throughout Houston
June 2, 2011 -- National Homeownership Month is observed each June to highlight the vital role homeownership plays in improving lives, creating economic opportunities and strengthening America's neighborhoods.
In celebration of National Homeownership Month, Houston HOPE – a City of Houston initiative promoting neighborhood reinvestment through revitalization, homeownership and infrastructure investments – is hosting a Parade of Homes and numerous homeownership workshops.
The Houston Hope Parade of Homes will feature over 35 affordable homes ready for quick move-in. Home prices range from $90,000 - $160,000, and qualified buyers may receive up to $30,000 in downpayment assistance. The Parade of Homes will take place on:
Saturday, June 4 11am - 5pm
Sunday, June 5 12pm - 4pm
Saturday, June 11 11am - 5pm
Sunday, June 12 12pm - 4pm
These Houston HOPE homes are located in some of Houston’s most historic neighborhoods within close proximity to major thoroughfares, employers and activity centers. Visit the Houston HOPE website at www.houstonhopehomes.org to view a complete list of the homes and neighborhoods featured in this year’s Parade of Homes.
In addition, the City’s Housing and Community Development Department and Houston HOPE staff will be speaking at the following homeownership events during June:
Saturday, June 4 Fifth Ward CRC – Homeownership Class
3300 Lyons Avenue, Houston TX 77020, 10am - 11am
Saturday, June 4 Catholic Charities – Homeownership Class
2900 Louisiana Street, Houston TX 77006, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Tuesday, June 21 Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Summer Festival and Fair
6001 Selinsky Road, Houston, TX 77048, 2pm - 6pm
Saturday, June 25 Gulf Coast Community Services Association, Inc. – Homeownership Fair
9320 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77054, 9:30am - 2:30pm