Posted on · Union members have already voted to approve the agreement.
Posted on · With negotiations happening in secret, there's also less transparency regarding a potential conflict of interest on city council this year.
Posted on · The city of Houston will receive only 2% of the nearly $500 million in federal flood mitigation funding.
Posted on · Here's why candidates say they're running to serve as the judges who preside over evictions, truancy cases and small civil disputes.
Posted on · With the increase in eviction filings comes crowded courtrooms, despite the risk of COVID-19 spreading.
Posted on · Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht talks to Houston Public Media about his recent New York Times op-ed praising Texas' eviction protections, and his goal for courts going back to normal.
Posted on · Mayor Sylvester Turner's requirement has been in effect since October.
Posted on · Housing experts say the new law is a good first step to inform renters of flood risk, but will need more work in the future.
Posted on · Programs like the Houston Community Land Trust aim to help residents buy homes and keep them affordable, while also breaking down misconceptions about affordable housing.
Posted on · City employees have had over six weeks to comply with the mayor’s COVID-19 order.
Posted on · The council voted unanimously not to pursue an independent investigation into whether Turner tried to influence a competitive affordable housing process in order to steer millions to a favored developer.
Posted on · The Texas General Land Office released the findings of its investigation into the city’s housing department, following ethics allegations against Mayor Sylvester Turner from the city's former housing director.
Posted on · County Judge Mark Keough said there’s been minimal demand for county funds, but others said that’s because the county didn’t make it available to renters.
Posted on · The vote will likely cost the seat of Precinct 3 Commissioner Stephen Holmes, the only Black member of the court and the only Democrat.
Posted on · He'll be the first immigrant, the first Black man and first engineer to become Rice's president.