Papalooza: HOPE Clinic is currently enrolling women in their Papalooza event where uninsured women get their pap smear, clinical breast exam and HPV screening all for only $20 (pap smears for out of pocket patients can cost hundreds of dollars). Spots filled up quickly last time so please let people know to sign up fast. [...]
Bonding Against Adversity is hosting a mega Immigration Forum in partnership with the Aldine Independent School District (AISD) to help all lawful permanent residents who are employed by AISD achieve their U.S. citizenship. This is a great opportunity for your organizations to let teachers, counselors, social workers and personnel from the AISD know about your [...]
SCORE and SBA help Americans Achieve the Dream of Small Business Ownership. We help you start, grow, expand or recover your business. Do you understand the risks that may arise in the operation of your business that are NOT limited to the assets of the business? Small business owners are wise to put their businesses [...]
Environmental justice, community resilience, and social equity in the face of increased flooding.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: [...]