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2021 Press Releases

July 22, 2021
City Council Approves Caroline Lofts, Providing 119 Affordable Rental Homes in Midtown

Caroline Lofts will provide opportunities for essential workers and others to live in resilient, affordable homes with close access to Downtown.

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July 21, 2021
City Council Approves Sunrise Lofts, which will Provide 89 Permanent Homes for Vulnerable Young Adults

Young adults, including those aging out of foster care who are currently at risk of or experiencing homelessness, will have a new home and community in Houston’s East End.

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July 20, 2021
Houston City Council Approves Development of Affordable Workforce Homes in Greenspoint Area

Summit at Renaissance Park provides 325 new, resilient homes for residents to help welcome development of Greenspoint

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June 30, 2021
Houston City Council approves new construction of senior affordable apartment homes

City is investing $10.25 million in Harvey Recovery funds to build new senior apartment complex in Historic Third Ward.

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June 3, 2021
Affordable senior community on Memorial Drive in the Old Sixth Ward to be rebuilt with disaster recovery funding

The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) will provide up to $25 million to support the rebuilding of 2100 Memorial, a senior living center severely damaged during Hurricane Harvey.

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May 4, 2021
Addition of four developments brings Harvey Multifamily Program total to 3,900 new homes

$100 million expansion of Harvey Multifamily Program will provide additional affordable homes to essential workers, seniors, and vulnerable Houstonians.

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April 20, 2021
City of Houston and Harmony House Break Ground on New 128-Bed Dormitory-Style Residence for Working Men Experiencing Homelessness

City of Houston is investing over $6.8 million in local homelessness intervention agency Harmony House to create a new building, which will provide homes and wrap-around social services for working, previously homeless men.

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April 5, 2021
$11 Million in Federal Disaster Recovery Funds Allocated for New Affordable Apartment Community in Houston Heights

The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) will provide $11 million to construct a new multifamily development in Houston Heights.

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2011 Press Releases



October 14, 2011
City To Host Parade of Quality Affordable Homes

October showcase to feature over two dozen new homes for sale in historic neighborhoods throughout Houston

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June 20, 2011
HUD and Neighborworks America Announce Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program in Texas

$135 Million Now Available in Texas to Help Homeowners at Risk of Foreclosure with Interest Free, Forgivable Loans-Deadline for Pre-Application Worksheet is July 22

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June 2, 2011
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

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