Helping Houston

12 Simple Ways to Help Houston Become a Better City

An everyday guide to voting better, helping the homeless, beautifying the city, and improving the environment.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

With a Little Help from New Hope Housing, a Family Flourishes

Teneika Rivers Dancy and her children were in major trouble before she found New Hope.

05/29/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Home Sweet Home

What Does the Need for Affordable Housing Look Like?

The documentary Our Journey Home comes to Houston to illustrate the benefits of much-needed public housing.

10/25/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Affordable Housing

New Hope Housing Breaks Ground on New Complex for Homeless and At-Risk Families

The complex will be part of a massive campus focused on lifting families out of generational poverty.

10/13/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Interview

New Mayor, New Priorities

Yes, there’s more on Sylvester Turner’s mind than potholes.

02/05/2016 By Jeff Balke

Space City

Why Brett Zamore’s Shot-Trot Housing Might Be the Wave of the Future

The prefab housing craze is impractical and, in Houston, virtually impossible. Are kit homes the answer?

05/03/2015 Photography by Max Burkhalter By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Dream Homes

The Shotgun Shack Is Back

These days, the shotgun cottage is no longer shunned.

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy