Education for Established Homeowners

Proactively maintain your home as a valuable asset for your long-term financial stability through Avenue’s Post-Purchase Workshops.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO IN THE POST-PURCHASE WORKSHOPS:

  • Learn about protesting your Property Tax Bill
  • Learn about essential home maintenance and repairs
  • Learn design tips that improve safety around the home
  • Learn tips for energy efficiency that will help you cut costs
  • Learn about the importance of civic engagement in your community
  • Apply for your Homestead/Senior/Disability Exemption

 

FACING FORECLOSURE?

Have you fallen behind on your mortgage?  If you need guidance to figure out your options, find resources that may help you, and/or to communicate with your mortgage servicer, call the Home-Ownership Center for Foreclosure Prevention Counseling at no cost to you.  If our Foreclosure Prevention Counseling can’t meet your needs, we will direct you to other community resources.

Avenue Home-Ownership Center: 713-864-9099 or

 

NEED HELP WITH PROPERTY TAXES?

Avenue annually offers Property Tax Workshops in partnership with HCAD in both English and Spanish. Click the tabs below for more information.

HCAD Property Tax Workshop

The Avenue Education Center hosts an annual informational workshop on the ins and outs of property taxes in partnership with the Harris County Appraisal District. If you are a current homeowner, you can learn about how to file for common property tax exemptions and even protest your property tax bill. The workshop covers:

  • How property taxes are calculated
  • How to protest increasing property tax bills
  • Common property tax exemptions
  • How to apply for a property tax exemption
  • How to apply for tax deferrals

Property Tax Workshops are normally held in the Spring.

If you would like to be notified when the workshop dates are set, please send an email to with the subject 2020 Property Tax Workshop.

Taller de Impuestos de Propiedad (Español)

El Centro de Educacion de Avenue anualmente da un taller de informacion sobre impuestos de propiedada en conjunto con el Distrito de Tasacion del Condado de Harris (HCAD). Si eres dueño de casa, puedes aprender como aplicar para exempciones communes de impuestos y como protestar una cuenta alta de impuestos. Topicos:

  • Como se calculan los impuestos de propiedad
  • Como protestar impuestos de propiedad altos
  • Exempciones comunes de impuestos de propiedad
  • Como aplicar para exempciones
  • Como aplicar para aplazamientos de impuestos

Los talleres se dan acabo en la primavera.

Si le gustaria notificacion cuando tengamos fechas fijas, favor de mandar un correo electronico a con el titulo de 2020 Taller de Impuestos de Propiedad