Houston Matters

The Challenge of Gaining Support for Affordable Housing Projects

Posted on · The Harris County Housing Authority says presumptions about what affordable housing is can be a challenge to getting support from residents in the surrounding community. A recent example is a development undergoing construction near Tomball. We talk with the Harris County Housing Authority about the challenges of gaining support from residents in communities where affordable […]

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School Rankings, and Affordable Housing: Monday’s Show (June 6, 2016)

Posted on · Each year, the nonprofit organization Children at Risk publishes a report ranking public schools in Greater Houston and across Texas. Their goal: to identify which schools are succeeding, and which are struggling as a way to encourage parents, teachers and the community at large to discuss ways to improve public education. The 2016 report is […]