September 24, 2008
Homeownership provides a sense of security to families and promotes strong neighborhoods. So, we are proud to announce that as of September 2008, Houston Hope has helped 120 families to purchase quality affordable homes in re-energized areas of the city. Houston Hope is Mayor Bill White's initiative to reinvest in several of Houston 's historic neighborhoods through a combination of stabilizing activities such as coordination of public safety programs, rehabbing existing homes, providing quality new affordable homes, and improving infrastructure and drainage.
Did You Know?
A. G. Hilliard Elementary, located in Settegast, offers an Accelerated Reading Program and the 21st Century Mayor's After School Program.
If you're interested in the Settegast area, please contact:
Houston Habitat for Humanity: 713-671-9993 or www.houstonhabitat.org
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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