Dazzling street-level art brightens the District landscape

A pleasing touch of moonlight, flowers and sunshine came to East Aldine just in time for Valentine’s Day. But the feel-good objects won’t fade away like the holiday. They are permanent neighborhood decorations known as Mini Murals, which are hand-painted and clear-coated on traffic signal control cabinets at two key traffic intersections where Aldine drivers, [...]

2021-02-26T20:01:04+00:00February 26th, 2021|Community, My East Aldine, Projects|

Harris County Appraisal District Reminds Property Owners of Disaster Exemption

The Harris County Appraisal District is reminding property owners who have experienced physical damage to their property during the recent freezing temperatures to apply for a temporary disaster exemption. “The recent cold winter weather has caused physical damage to many properties in the area, and I want to remind everyone of the disaster exemption that [...]

2021-02-24T20:59:47+00:00February 24th, 2021|Community|

Houston-Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The City of Houston and Harris County are working together to provide $159 million in rent and utilities assistance to families who are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be distributed by two agencies with established experience in helping people in need: BakerRipley and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. To [...]

2021-02-24T18:50:40+00:00February 24th, 2021|Community|

Houston in Action: Equitable Vaccine Distribution Survey

Houston in Action, the Greater Houston Community Foundation, the Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative and the United Way of Houston are engaged in understanding how organizations and multiple stakeholders are engaging around  equitable vaccine implementation in the City of Houston,  Harris County and surrounding areas. We invite you to complete this survey to support this analysis.  [...]

2021-02-23T23:51:47+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Community|
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