Texas Housers Project Archive
Since 1988, Texas Housers has worked on dozens of initiatives across Texas all aiming to help low-income households become safer and stronger. Here is where we have collected our projects that we have worked on over the years.
Texas Legislature 2021
View all the housing bills from the 87th regular session of the Texas Legislature.
Texas Legislature 2019
View all the housing bills from the 86th regular session of the Texas Legislature.
Texas Legislature 2017
View all the housing bills from the 85th regular session of the Texas Legislature.
Northside Residents in Corpus Christi
Community residents, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA), the Environmental Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Texas Housers worked to find a way to mitigate the damage caused by the new Harbor Bridge intersecting the Hillcrest and Washington-Coles neighborhoods on the city’s Northside.
Disaster Recovery Housing Program
Texas Housers partnered with buildingcommunityWorkshop, the Community Development Corporation of Brownsville, the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center at Texas A&M University and other groups to begin a pilot program called RAPIDO.
Houston Housing Segregation
The history of City of Houston refusal to approve funding for the Fountain View Apartments, a mixed-income development proposed by the Houston Housing Authority.
Rio Grande Valley Drainage Campaign
A Resource In Serving Equality (ARISE), La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) and Texas Housers launched a campaign to give RGV residents a voice in county drainage decisions and find practical solutions to end the flooding and move toward a drainage system that works for all.
National Housing Trust Fund
The National Housing Trust Fund is a dedicated source of funding for extremely low income households, providing states with funds to expand the supply of available, affordable housing for extremely low income households (ELI), or those that earn less than 30 percent of their area’s median income.
Sunnyside Neighborhood Plan
Alongside partners at the Texas Organizing Project, Sunnyside Plan participants sought to engage community residents and stakeholders, illuminate the root causes of existing problems and offer a concrete set of solutions to affect positive change in the community.