Ms Betty Whitaker

Home for the Holidays: Betty Whitaker

Betty Whitaker has lived in her Kashmere Gardens home for 43 years. When Hurricane Harvey dropped heavy winds and rains over Houston, many low-income families and seniors like Ms. Whitaker were at risk of losing their homes because of late mortgage payments and costly repairs.   Avenue helped Ms. Whitaker...

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Avenue Receives $3.4M from City of Houston to Develop Avenue Center in Near Northside

Funding Milestone Advances Plans for New Community Resource Center, Construction to Begin in 2019 HOUSTON – (February 27, 2019) – Following today’s approval of $3.4 million in project funding from the City of Houston, local nonprofit affordable housing developer Avenue announces that construction will soon commence on Avenue Center, a...

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Near Northside Summit Shines Light on Health Equity

The discussion of health equity is becoming a common conversation in the Near Northside Community. Community partners understand the importance of what it means to be healthy and how an unhealthy environment can impact lives. Avenue and LISC co-hosted a five hour Health Summit at Leonel Castillo Community Center. The Summit...

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Houston Affordable Housing Developer Unveils Plans for Mixed-Use Community Center in Near Northside

Houston Affordable Housing Developer Unveils Plans for Mixed-Use Community Center in Near Northside Avenue Advances Plans for Avenue Center, a 30,500SF Community Resource Hub, With Milestone $2.6 Million Gift HOUSTON – (January 7, 2019) – Avenue, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to building affordable homes and strengthening communities, unveiled plans...

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Northline Students Help Beautify Their Community

The principal at Burbank Middle School is always working hard to provide a great experience for the children in the community. Several months ago he met with Avenue and brought up the fact that the utility box in front of the school was constantly getting tagged with graffiti. He told...

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