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How Houston’s Most Vulnerable Are Still Being Evicted (Oct. 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Why some people are losing their homes without being evicted, Congressional candidate Sri Preston Kulkarni answers questions, food writers dish on the sweetest treats in town, and addressing maternal mortality in Harris County.

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America’s Greatest Economic Challenge: Affordable Housing

Posted on · A Houston-based think tank argues the greatest economic challenge America faces today is a lack of affordable housing. The Center for Opportunity Urbanism examines this challenge in a recent report entitled America’s Housing Crisis. We learn more from Anne Snyder, a fellow at the center. We also talk with Morley Winograd, the co-author of the […]

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Home Foreclosures and Financial Literacy: Houston Matters for Wed., Feb. 26, 2014

Posted on · Much has been made recently about the housing industry here in Houston – home prices are up. It’s a seller’s market. It’s also a market that has its share of foreclosures. A recent study from the University of Houston’s Hobby Center for Public Policy examines the factors that contribute to foreclosures in Houston. Over 16 […]