Houston Matters

Full Show: City Hiring Freeze, and Political Roundup (Sept. 26, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn more about the city's hiring freeze. Then, our experts discuss the latest political stories. Plus, we learn how Houston can spur more innovation by investing in the arts. And some Houston writers have contributed to a new anthology of writing by women.

City of Houston

A Decade After Ike, Houston Still Hasn’t Spent Tens Of Millions It Got To Build Affordable Housing

Posted on · When the Houston Housing Authority tried to build in low-income neighborhoods, housing advocates and the feds blocked the projects. When they turned to wealthier areas, neighbors and politicians shot them down. Will anything change once federal money starts to flow after Hurricane Harvey?