• La Tormenta Invernal Uri

    Si su hogar fue impactado por la tormenta invernal, les pedimos que completen la Encuesta de Necesidades a continuacion. El proposito de la encuesta es para entender las necesidades de nuestras comunidades para mejor servirles y buscar los recursos necesarios para ustedes en el futuro. Esto no es una aplicacion...

  • Winter Storm Uri

    If your household was impacted by the winter storm, we encourage you to complete the Needs Assessment Survey below. The purpose of the survey is to understand the needs of our communities so that we can better serve you and advocate for more resources - it is not an application...

  • Tropical Storm Imelda

    If your home was damaged by Tropical Storm Imelda, please fill out the Needs Assessment Survey linked below. This survey will be used to understand needs and inform response efforts - it is not an application for assistance. As resources become available to assist those affected by flooding, Harvey Home...

  • Affordable new homes

    Affordable Housing Houston

    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...

  • Helping North Houston Homeowners

    Avenue Builds Community (ABC)

    Avenue Builds Community (ABC), formerly called Rebuilding Northside Together, 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...

  • Resident Leadership Workshops

    Resident Leadership | Improve Your Community

    We work one-on-one and in groups with 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 out,...

  • 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...