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

Real Estate

Guests Toast to New Mid-Rise Living at Alexan CityCentre

The West Houston apartment complex hosted its grand opening on February 15.

02/28/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Real Estate

New Gated Community Looks to Make Modern Architecture Affordable

This "Oak Forest–adjacent" development is targeting those who want a little more space but need easy access to the city.

06/15/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Preservation

Saving Houston's History, One Home at a Time

Of the 15 historic Houston homes in this River Oaks oasis originally spared the wrecking ball, 11 will soon be relocated to make room for a high-rise development.

10/27/2016 By Marene Gustin

The Drawl

The Ultimate McMansion

We take a crack at designing a millennium mansion everyone can agree to hate.

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

The Real World

Take Our Real Estate Survey and Tell It Like It Is

Do you have strong opinions about zoning? Historic districts? Stucco townhomes built six-to-a-lot? We want to hear about it.

02/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

UNREAL ESTATE

Behold: The Second Cheapest Rental in Central Houston

A 448 square-foot Rice Military hovel features luxury touches like a clawfoot tub, a granite countertop, and rooms that hold things.

05/06/2014 By John Lomax

Dream Homes

The Shotgun Shack Is Back

These days, the shotgun cottage is no longer shunned.

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy