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Rescheduled: Meeting to Discuss Changes to the City’s Boarding Home Ordinances

By | 2018-01-16T16:07:00+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Community, Residential|

Due to the weather, this meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, January 30th. Do you have a boarding home in your neighborhood? Do you know if you have people on parole living near you? What does this mean for you and your neighborhood? What services should be provided for residents living in one of these [...]

Mayor Announces Opening of Eight More Neighborhood Restoration Centers for Flood Victims

By | 2018-01-15T15:26:44+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Community, Residential|

Following a successful experiment with providing essential services to Hurricane Harvey flood victims at the grassroots level, Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced the opening of eight Neighborhood Restoration Centers throughout the city starting next week. “We are taking a neighborhood by neighborhood approach to getting assistance to the many people who need it,” the mayor [...]

HPD PIP Meeting for January: Welcome 2018!

By | 2018-01-15T09:32:14+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Community, Public Safety|

Welcome 2018! New Years Test— Is it legal to talk on your cell phone on your hands free device while driving through a school zone? Does everyone in my car need to have their seatbelt on ? or just the passengers in the front seat? When is it legal for a juvenile to sit in [...]

SAVE the DATE – 3rd Annual BARK for BARC Walk – April 28, 2018

By | 2018-01-12T09:10:15+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Community, Residential|

Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 28, 2018 at beautiful Rice University! The Houston BARC Foundation and Honorary Chairman Lance McCullers, Jr. invite you to participate in the third annual BARK for BARC Pet Walk. Get your friends together for this fun event - your leashed pets are welcome, of course! All the details and [...]

Four Opportunities to Try New Things in 2018

By | 2018-01-08T16:27:58+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Community|

It's a new year, and it's time to start fresh and learn and try new things! We hope you can find something here to spark your interest or fit with your resolutions as we enjoy this first month of 2018. January 8th: Taking Your Business Online Maybe you've been thinking about starting a business, or [...]

Meeting to Discuss Changes to the City’s Boarding Home Ordinances

By | 2018-01-05T14:03:54+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Community|

You are invited to a stakeholder meeting to discuss proposed changes to the City of Houston's Code of Ordinances pertaining to the regulation of boarding homes, lodging facilities, and alternative housing facilities. The purpose of this meeting is to review changes and gather feedback from stakeholders. For those who cannot attend, proposed changes will be [...]