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Website Tells Stories of the Search for Affordable Housing in Houston

We’ve had numerous discussions about housing on Houston Matters – from covering the housing market to the search for affordable housing in this dynamic, growing city. And a new project from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research is taking a closer look at some of those issues by telling the stories of Houstonians searching […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaWe've had numerous discussions about housing on Houston Matters – from covering the housing market to the search for affordable housing in this dynamic, growing city. And a new project from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research is taking a closer look at some of those issues by telling the stories of Houstonians searching for housing here.

HousingofHouston.com is a new website stemming from the institute's Urban Edge blog. One of its contributors, Leah Binkovitz, tells Maggie Martin about the project and how she got interested in telling these stories.