In neighborhoods like Houston’s Gulfton, refugees and landlords have a close partnership. Refugees enjoy affordable rent, and landlords like the reliable tenants.Read more "In Southwest Houston, Apartment Complexes Are A Haven For Refugees"
Why a Fort Bend County shelter is continuing to struggle to build affordable housing for battered women.Read more "First They Fled Abuse; The Next Battle Was Over Housing"
When tenants can’t pay the rent, the consequences can be unrelenting.Read more "For Those Facing Eviction, Minor Hurdles Can Trigger a “Cascade of Misery”"
City of Houston programs aim to revitalize areas and promote affordability. But as one home owner learned, those areas don’t change over night.Read more "Though Programs Show Promise, Neighborhood Revitalization Can Take Years"
Indigent youth will often do whatever it takes to avoid a homeless shelter: They couch surf. They crash with relatives. They may trade sex for a bed. But that resilience poses unique challenges to the very programs designed to serve them.Read more "For Young People, Homelessness is a Different Type of Struggle"
Perhaps more than any other major city, Houston exists in a state of perpetual ebb and flow.Read more "About This Project"