A purple map of Greater Houston

Houston Matters

Why an arrow shape frequently appears when you map certain factors in Houston

Posted on · If you map environmental factors, race, politics, and other indicators in Houston, you often end up with an arrow shape. What is "the “Houston Arrow” and what does it tell us about resources and policies in our city?


Addicks and Barker residents have two months left to sue the federal government over Harvey floods. So far, less than half have chosen to.

Posted on · The statute of limitations on suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for illegally taking homeowners’ property rights during the storm is six years. That deadline is August 28.

Houston Matters

Addressing affordable housing at the legislature (March 21, 2023)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We learn how state lawmakers plan to address the issue of affordable housing during this legislative session. And we talk with a Houston storm chaser.

Houston Matters

Housing projects face backlash (Feb. 16, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We discuss a number of proposed low-income housing projects identified by the city's housing department and concerns regarding them. And we talk about what it would actually mean if the state takes over HISD.