Posted on · Houston Matters discusses the concept of reparations and the logistical challenges associated with them.
Posted on · Community leaders say the program, which offers tax incentives for development in economically distressed areas, could have a positive impact on the city, but there are some looming challenges.
Posted on · The Third Ward has undergone an evolution over the last decade. Houston Matters talks with three guests who understand the ongoing challenges this evolution poses.
Posted on · Houston Matters discusses whether we're any closer to living up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream than we were a generation ago.
Posted on · The Houston Housing Authority is a city agency tasked with developing affordable housing in the city through a federal low-rent public housing program and a housing voucher program. HHA has proposed eight projects in the last three years. Five of them have been blocked, and while the agency has redeveloped existing properties, purchased land and […]
Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a lawsuit challenging decisions by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. The department awarded tax credits for low-income housing in Dallas to encourage new affordable housing in blighted areas using race-neutral criteria. A group called the Inclusive Communities Project sued, saying the agency approved more applications in […]