Safety Meeting at HCC brings Northline Community Together

On July 31st, residents, business owners, law enforcement representatives and community leaders met at the Houston Community College Northline Campus to discuss safety in the Northline Community. The discussion was led by a group of law enforcement representatives from Metro Police, HPD and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. Stella Mireles...

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Northside Community Helps Students Get Ready for School

On August 1st, hundreds of volunteers arrived early in the morning at the ABC 13 KTRK-TV parking lot to stuff backpacks for kids in need. Volunteers worked in a large air conditioned tent resembling a well-constructed assembly line. Thousands of school supplies were stacked in boxes, while giant containers of...

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The Rebuild Texas Fund Supports Avenue Center as Disaster Recovery Hub

Avenue recently received a grant from the Rebuild Texas Fund - a collaborative project of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and the OneStar Foundation, established to support the rebuilding efforts in communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. This generous $100,000 gift will support Avenue Center’s role as a community recovery hub in times of emergency...

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Simplify the Homebuying Process

Navigating the Home Buying Process

The home buying process can be daunting for first time and veteran buyers alike. With so many individuals involved in the process it can be difficult keeping it all straight. That is why it is crucial you understand the process from beginning to end. Let's breakdown the important professionals involved...

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Avenue and Legacy Community Health Partner to Bring First Clinic to Near Northside

Avenue knows that healthy communities start with healthy families and we are thrilled to announce a collaboration with Legacy Community Health to bring a state-of-the-art community health clinic to Near Northside which will provide much-needed primary care and behavioral health services. The 6,200-square foot facility will be located in Avenue...

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Lindale Park Celebrates 20th Annual July 4th Parade

Avenue came out strong with a decorated car, Frisbees, and lots of smiles at Lindale Park’s 20th annual July 4th parade. Mary Lawler, Berenice Yu, board members, and other staff and friends of Avenue arrived early at the corner of Eleanor and Helmer’s on a humid Thursday morning to cover...

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Movie Night at Clark Park: Moana

On July 26, Avenue offered an unforgettable experience to Northline families at Clark Park Community Center. With the help of 16 volunteers, we organized the first movie night at the community center and created a great atmosphere for the hundreds of children excited to watch the Moana film, meet her...

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Choosing a mortgage loan wisely can save you thousands when buying a home

Should You Shop for Your Mortgage Loan?

One of the most important things to remember when buying your first home is your budget. We have written a lot about budgeting and sustainable homeownership. We want to emphasize the importance of not overextending yourself. Buying too much house with too little budget can lead to many problems. Shopping...

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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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