March 30, 2009
Dear Fifth Ward Residents,
SPRING INTO YOUR NEW HOUSTON HOPE HOME!
We are proud to announce that as of March 2009, Houston Hope has helped hundreds of families to own quality affordable homes in improved areas of the city.
Houston Hope is Mayor Bill White's action plan to improve several of Houston's historic neighborhoods by coordinating public safety programs, restoring existing homes, providing quality new affordable homes, and improving infrastructure and drainage.
Qualified home buyers may receive up to $37,500 in down payment assistance to purchase a home in a targeted area.
We closed 130 homes in 2008 and provided $3.2 million in down payment assistance. You can be the next home owner!
Some examples of these services are: Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, child care (day care), senior programs, rental space, etc. Services vary by location.
Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center
For detailed information, visit the Health and Human Services Department's website at http://www.houstontx.gov/health/
If you're interested in the Fifth Ward Area, please contact:
Please visit the following website links to learn about other Houston Hope neighborhoods:
If you would like to learn more about Houston Hope, please call 713.522.HOME or visit www.houstonhopehomes.org. If you are a builder and would like to partner with a HUD Certified Community Development Corporation to build in any of the targeted Houston Hope Neighborhoods, please go to www.houstontx.gov/lara.
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