Visible and Lasting Improvements in Houston Neighborhoods

Avenue serves over 5,000 people annually through four main lines of business: affordable housing, family asset building, community initiatives programming, and home repair.

Since our founding in 1991, Avenue has leveraged $124 million in investments in the communities we serve. These investments include our development of over 200 single-family homes, 774 rental units and 140,000 square feet of commercial space. Our sustained, targeted investment strategy has resulted in visible, lasting improvements in Houston neighborhoods which we continue to build upon, year after year.

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  • Avenue Food Deliveries Help Most Vulnerable

    To make the greatest impact with our limited resources, we have focused our efforts on reaching the most vulnerable residents in the communities we serve: very low-income seniors and families with special needs, many who are not able to safely leave home to pick-up food or receive resources. To date,...

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  • Creating Sustainable Homeowners with NeighborhoodLIFT

    Mr. Earl Hughes will turn 71 years old this month. For the first time in many years, he will be celebrating in a home that he owns. Mr. Hughes is a jovial man, with tons of energy, humor and zest for life. When he invited us into his home to...

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  • Tomika Artis: From Harvey to Homeownership

    When Hurricane Harvey destroyed the home of Tomika Artis, she and her two daughters were no strangers to starting over. In the past decade, the girls lost their big sister and their father, as well as their great grandmother who also lived with them. In Tomika’s words, she credits her...

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