Visible and Lasting Improvements in Houston Neighborhoods

Avenue serves over 5,000 people annually through three main lines of business: affordable housing, family asset building, and community building and engagement programming.

Since our founding in 1991, Avenue has leveraged $98 million in investments in the communities we serve. These investments include our development of 173 single-family homes and 747 rental units. 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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  • Christine’s Story

      Christine Gibson is one of thousands of Houstonians that were impacted and displaced by Hurricane Harvey. This is her remarkable story of resilience and recovery with the help of Avenue's home repair program.  

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  • Hurricane Harvey: One Year Later

    In the twelve months since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Houston, Avenue has evolved and grown to meet the need for disaster recovery assistance in underserved communities. With the addition of the Avenue Housing Recovery Center and an expanded home repair program, we geared up to take on the task...

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  • Home after Harvey: Joseph and Theresa

    Joseph and Theresa live in a cute little blue house in the Eastex/Jensen area of Houston. Joseph, a forklift driver, grew up in this house as a kid where he lived with his parents, one sister and three brothers. It’s been in his family since the 1960’s. When Hurricane Harvey...

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