Avenue Center Breaks Ground On New Community Resource Center in Houston

BBVA.com - Alejandro Ortiz In a press conference today, local nonprofit housing developer Avenue celebrated officially breaking ground on Avenue Center, a new mixed-use community resource center in Near Northside. Construction was kickstarted by a $1 million gift from the BBVA Compass Foundation, which will create opportunities for Avenue’s comprehensive homebuyer...

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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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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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Avenue Wins National Affordable & Workforce Housing Award

We are excited to announce that Avenue has been selected as one of five winners chosen for the 2018 Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award given by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing. This National award honors exemplary developments that preserve affordability for people...

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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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Avenue in Action: Helping Families Recover from Harvey

Harvey hit Houston hard. With a stunning 135,000 homes damaged, hundreds of thousands of residents have been doing their best, first and foremost, to keep safe and then to stabilize their living situations. Of the 135,000 families affected, 45% make a combined income of less than $50,000 annually. We know...

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Responding to the Equifax Data Breach

Equifax Data Breach What you need to know and do to protect your identity and credit You’ve probably heard about the data breach at Equifax on the news. We’re reaching out to all of our clients from the Avenue’s Homeownership Center to offer guidance on how to respond to this...

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Hurricane Harvey Relief

Together, we are stronger. As a HUD certified housing counseling agency we are being called upon to serve our community in meeting their housing needs during this period of recovery.  Avenue’s HomeOwnership Center is expanding its counseling services to provide disaster recovery counseling which will involve helping Houstonians navigate the process...

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