Houston Matters

The Costly Risks of Short-Term Rentals

Posted on · Earlier this month, a San Antonio court of appeals ruled in favor of a homeowners association that sued a homeowner who had rented his home out on several short-term leases after advertising online even though his deed prohibited anything but residential use of the home. This victory calls into question the legality of all Texas […]

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New Abortion Rights Law, Risks of Short-Term Rentals: Monday’s Show (December 5, 2016)

Posted on · Texas health care providers will have to cremate or bury the remains of aborted fetuses under a new rule taking effect December 19th.Those opposed to abortions see the rule change as a way to offer dignity and respect to the unborn, while abortion rights supporters see it as medically unnecessary, and designed to shame women […]

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Outdoor Education, Summer Camps, and Homeowners Associations: Houston Matters for Monday, June 2, 2014

Posted on · Fifth graders in Houston public schools have, for nearly 40 years, participated in Outdoor Education Programs at two centers, in Forest Glen and Olympia. But future funding for the programs may be in doubt. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn about such outdoor education programs, and both their benefits and challenges. Then, we […]