Safeguarding against Home Scams

A growing wave of scam activity is targeting homeowners and renters alike. Facing the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, homeowners and renters are navigating financial and legal stressors regarding their housing. Many do not realize they’re also at risk of misinformation and housing scams until it’s too late. The...

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Finding Community at Avenue Station

Before finding Avenue Station, an affordable apartment community in Houston's Near Northside, Paola Martinez and her three children lived in cramped, substandard housing where they shared a single bedroom for more than a year. She did not feel safe in that area of town and worried about how their living...

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Foreclosure Prevention and Mortgage Forbearance during COVID-19

Avenue is a HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agency. We provide education and counseling for homebuyers looking to purchase their first home, homeowners seeking to maintain sustainable homeownership and for homeowners that are in default on their mortgage and want to prevent foreclosure of their property. We created the video linked HERE...

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How to Talk to Your Landlord

Many people are struggling to pay their full rent on time right now. If you are unsure how you will make rent for the next month, talk to your landlord! Across the City, many landlords are making agreements with their tenants to reduce or waive costs. Often, they want to...

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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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An Update from Avenue

The email below was sent on Wednesday, March 25th. To join the email distribution list, visit our homepage, and scroll down to the bottom of the page. Click on "Sign Up For Our Newsletter" Dear Friends,   In just the last week, the public health crisis has changed dramatically for...

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Avenue Building Community – Spring 2020

Special thank you and kudos to the volunteers from Texas Capital Bank and Wells Fargo who came together to help out our neighbors in need on February 29. This group of super-volunteers made safety improvements to and beautified the homes of two Northside seniors as part of Avenue Building Community,...

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