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Commissioner Garcia Brings Updates to County’s Down Payment Assistance Program

2019-09-26T15:11:40+00:00September 26th, 2019|Community, Resources|

This week Commissioner Adrian Garcia helped bring much needed change to Harris County’s Down Payment Assistance Program. The Commissioner pushed for updates that will significantly reduce the time applicants have to wait to receive funds and streamlines processes. “When I found out families were losing opportunities to close on their homes because of bureaucratic red [...]

Commissioner Adrian Garcia Pushes for Homestead Exemption Increase

2019-09-26T15:03:18+00:00September 26th, 2019|Community, Resources|

This week Commissioner Adrian Garcia pushed for a study that could lead to the first Homestead Exemption since 2008. “If we are able to increase these exemptions, this would be the first time in eleven years we bring meaningful tax reform to individual homeowners. This is a positive effect on homeowner’s pocket book because of [...]

Rental Property & Multifamily Development Symposium, Oct. 3

2019-09-25T01:18:37+00:00September 25th, 2019|Community, Events, Resources|

The County has developed a CDBG-DR Affordable Rental Housing Program and $80 million will be available towards rental property acquisition, rehabbing and new construction. Harris County will be issuing an RFP in mid-October to access these funds. The purpose of the event is to provide guidance to rental property owners and developers who are interested [...]

Harris County Precinct 2 Begins Debris Removal This Week

2019-09-23T19:59:48+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Community, Resources|

WHAT: Harris County Precinct 2 will begin storm debris removal this week. Commissioner Adrian Garcia encourages homeowners to separate their debris and place items out on the curb. Debris collectors will make three rounds in the different areas listed below. WHEN: Crews will be out starting this Monday September 23 through Friday, September 27th. WHERE: [...]

POSTPONED: Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 22

2019-09-21T20:50:25+00:00September 16th, 2019|Community, Events|

Dear East Aldine community: Due to the weather event of this past few days and the unforeseen circumstances suffered in our East Aldine community, we find ourselves in the need to POSTPONE our Hispanic Heritage Celebration from this Sunday. The team is working to find the most appropriate date for the parties involved. We will [...]

An Important Message From Commissioner Rodney Ellis

2019-09-13T23:18:40+00:00September 13th, 2019|Community, Events|

Dear Friends, Precinct One is here to serve. We are hosting free property tax workshops in partnership with Harris County Appraisal District (HCAD) and the Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office. Attending will help you prepare for this year’s tax bills and protect your investment for future generations by learning more about the property tax system. [...]

HTX Video Project, Sept. 21

2019-09-13T00:09:12+00:00September 13th, 2019|Community, Events|

The Houston Department of Transformation cordially invites media, elected officials, City of Houston and Harris County departments, community partners and residents to the HTX Video Project Premiere. Saturday, September 21, 2019 BakerRipley East Aldine Welcome Center 3000 Aldine Mail Rte. Rd, Houston, TX 77039 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m. Aldine youth from 6th to 12th [...]