• Harvey Housing Recovery

    As of October 22, 2018 111 Homes repaired 18 Homes in process 42 Homes in the pipeline   One-on-one counseling for over 350 Houstonians Foreclosure prevention counseling to over 20 households Legal assistance to over 35 households

  • Affordable Housing

    Avenue develops safe, quality housing accessible to low- and moderate-income families. We use green building techniques to create environments that are healthy and energy-efficient. We develop a range of housing options, for purchase and for rent, that support the sustainability of diverse and inclusive mixed-income communities. We began developing affordable...

  • Bridging Health & Safety

    In 2017, the Near Northside was selected to participate in the BUILD Health Challenge, a national program that puts multi-sector community partnerships at the foundation of improving health for everyone.  In this cross-sector collaboration, Avenue, Memorial Hermann Health System, and the Houston Health Department are working together alongside Near Northside residents...

  • Family Asset Building

    Avenue offers education and counseling in asset building to help low- to moderate-income Houstonians improve their economic circumstances. Our HomeOwnership Center on Quitman Street provides year-round HUD-certified homebuyer and homeowner education, home preservation and foreclosure prevention counseling, and financial capability coaching. Through these services we help Houstonians strengthen their finances...

  • GO Neighborhoods

    In 2009, the Near Northside was selected by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) of Greater Houston as one of two pilot sites for the Great Opportunities (GO) Neighborhoods program.  The vision for GO Neighborhoods is to create truly sustainable communities, good places to live, do business, work and raise...

  • Northline Health Equity Plan

    Resulting from a year of intensive collaboration, dialogue, and reflection, the Northline Health Equity Plan outlines the shared vision and plans of neighbors and community partners throughout the Northline area of Houston.  The planning process was funded by the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation and facilitated by Avenue based on our...

  • Rebuilding Northside Together

    Rebuilding Northside Together (RNT) began in 2014 as a grassroots effort by a team of residents that attended NeighborWorks America's annual Community Leadership Institute.  Resident leaders initially focused on cleaning up vacant lots but eventually turned their attention to repairing and beautifying the homes of longtime residents.  This initiative fit...

  • Resident Leadership

    We work one-on-one and in groups with individual residents to help them leverage the power of their voice, participate fully in public life, and cultivate the skills they need to positively impact their community. To begin, we hold community meetings and celebrations, inviting everyone to the table.  As residents turn...

  • Stories of The Northside

    Our oral history project, Stories of the Northside, was created to preserve, celebrate, and share the life experiences of longstanding residents in the Greater Northside. Since 2016, we have worked with community partners to document the stories of those who have lived in the community for generations, to celebrate their...