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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Census is here!

Hello There! This is your Census Organizer Daniel O Candelaria Olvera, here with latest update about the 2020 Census. So March is finally here and you know what that means: CENSUS TIME! March 12, 2020 (Mark it in your calendars folks) is the official kickoff of the Census season and...

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Minimum Lot Sizes and your Neighborhood

HAVE YOU HEARD?! Avenue is collaborating with civic clubs and other community members to protect out Northline and Near Northside neighborhoods through the City of Houston’s Minimum Lot Size Protection Program. WHAT IS MINIMUM LOT SIZE (MLS)? A special minimum lot size is the minimum lot size standard currently met...

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Resource Fair at St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

On Saturday, February 8th, Avenue hosted a Resource Fair at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, to provide health services and free resources for families. We provided a special donation for 35 families with specials needs, senior citizens and babies. This event was a great way to share information with families and the community about healthy...

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Census Update!

Hello there! This is Daniel Candelaria, your Census Organizer here at Avenue. Just wanted to write an update on the 2020 Census Initiative that Avenue, alongside dozens of organizations throughout Houston, are undertaking this year. The Census is rapidly approaching – March 12th is the official start of Census season....

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2020 Census is Almost Here!

2020 has officially started! We need to start thinking about what comes ahead, because it will be a busy civic year for our community. Something that makes 2020 special is the fact that the decennial Census takes place this year. The Census is the count of every person living in...

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Meet Avenue’s New Near Northside Specialist!

Avenue is excited to have a new Near Northside Specialist on the Community Initiatives team, Carlos G. Espinoza y Sánchez. Carlos will be handling all coordination between civic clubs, schools, and agencies within the Near Northside Community. Bringing 7 years of urban planning & community development experience to Avenue, Carlos...

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A Healthy Day in Northline

On November 16th, Avenue hosted a Healthy Day and Garage Sale in partnership with Sam Houston High School and Memorial Hermann. The goal of the day was to bring exercise and fitness stations for children and adults, in order to encourage them to move and improve their health. We had...

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