Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

City of Houston and Harris County Establish New Rental Assistance Fund, Appoint BakerRipley and Catholic Charities to Administer Program

Help for Local Families—$159 Million in New COVID-19 Relief Fund to Cover Past-Due Rent and Future Rent for Families Struggling from Pandemic;  Applications to be Randomly Selected for Verification, not First-Come, First-Served As the pandemic’s presence in the region nears the one-year mark, officials from the City of Houston and Harris County voted this week to authorize a new rental assistance program to help families who are at risk of losing their homes from pandemic-related impacts of unemployment, business closures, […]

Black History Month: Houston Mayor And Community Leaders To Inspire Children Through The Power Of Literacy During Black History Month

HISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan and FBISD Superintendent Dr. Charles Dupre kick off virtual story time celebration Feb. 1 to 5, 2021 via Facebook Children’s Museum of Houston and sister location, Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, have invited community leaders to inspire children, virtually, through the power of literacy during February Black History Month.   Community leaders from Houston:  Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston Independent School District  (HISD) Interim Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan, ABC 13 […]