Magnolia Park - Housing

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GOAL: Safe and High-Quality Affordable Housing

Sources: TIRZ/NST/CC Meeting/EDS

Build Affordable Single-Family Homes

· ACTION STEPS: Advocate for the development of affordable single-family homes on land owned by the Houston Land Bank

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST Role: Organize, Advocate

City: Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Houston Land Bank, Houston Habitat for Humanity, Tejano Center for Community Concerns | Role: Support, Implement


Build Affordable Rental Housing

· ACTION STEPS: Advocate for the construction of new multi-family housing with 10 units or less, and adjacent to transit and other amenities; Establish partnerships with community connectors to identify incentives, site options, and implementation strategies

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Organize, Advocate

City: Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Houston Land Bank, Tejano Center for Community Concerns, TIRZ #23, New Hope Housing | Role: Support, Implement


Advocate for community benefits agreements

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for community benefit agreements for publicly funded projects in the neighborhood

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Economic Development | Role: Support


GOAL: Safeguarded Families, Housing, and Neighborhood Character

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Advocate for new and expanded resources for home repair

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for additional resources and partnerships to expand home repair programs for seniors and other vulnerable homeowners

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Rebuilding Together Houston, Tejano Center for Community Concerns, SER Jobs Youth Build Program, TX/RX Maker Hub, Hope Disaster Recovery


Provide property tax relief for vulnerable homeowners

· ACTION STEPS: Identify and advocate for financial and/or policy initiatives that protect residents burdened by rising property taxes, this may include capping property appraisals for long-term residents who meet income eligibility requirements, particularly in areas where assessments are rising rapidly

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: District I | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Harris County Appraisal District, Kinder Institute for Urban Research | Role: Support


Preserve the character of the neighborhood through minimum lot size and building line ordinances

  • ACTION STEPS: Provide workshops for area property owners and homeowners on the benefits and challenges of minimum lot size and special minimum building line programs that can prevent development that is incompatible with the existing neighborhood character

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Organize

City: Planning and Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Area Civic Organizations | Role: Support, Advocate, Organize


Repair and preserve affordable rental housing

  • ACTION STEPS: Develop an outreach campaign targeted to area rental property owners to provide information on the annual multi-family construction and rehabilitation programs that provide funding for the maintenance of multi-family properties and help to maintain affordability

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Organize

City: Planning and Development Department, Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Area Rental Property Owners | Role: Implement


GOAL: Expanded Homeownership

Connect new homebuyers to available programs and resources

· ACTION STEPS: Develop outreach materials and a campaign to connect potential new homeowners to homebuyer education and assistance programs, including down payment assistance

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Organize, Outreach

City: Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Tejano Center for Community Concerns | Role: Support, Implement

PLEASE LEAVE COMMENTS BELOW


GOAL: Safe and High-Quality Affordable Housing

Sources: TIRZ/NST/CC Meeting/EDS

Build Affordable Single-Family Homes

· ACTION STEPS: Advocate for the development of affordable single-family homes on land owned by the Houston Land Bank

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST Role: Organize, Advocate

City: Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Houston Land Bank, Houston Habitat for Humanity, Tejano Center for Community Concerns | Role: Support, Implement


Build Affordable Rental Housing

· ACTION STEPS: Advocate for the construction of new multi-family housing with 10 units or less, and adjacent to transit and other amenities; Establish partnerships with community connectors to identify incentives, site options, and implementation strategies

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Organize, Advocate

City: Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Houston Land Bank, Tejano Center for Community Concerns, TIRZ #23, New Hope Housing | Role: Support, Implement


Advocate for community benefits agreements

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for community benefit agreements for publicly funded projects in the neighborhood

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Economic Development | Role: Support


GOAL: Safeguarded Families, Housing, and Neighborhood Character

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Advocate for new and expanded resources for home repair

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for additional resources and partnerships to expand home repair programs for seniors and other vulnerable homeowners

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Rebuilding Together Houston, Tejano Center for Community Concerns, SER Jobs Youth Build Program, TX/RX Maker Hub, Hope Disaster Recovery


Provide property tax relief for vulnerable homeowners

· ACTION STEPS: Identify and advocate for financial and/or policy initiatives that protect residents burdened by rising property taxes, this may include capping property appraisals for long-term residents who meet income eligibility requirements, particularly in areas where assessments are rising rapidly

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: District I | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Harris County Appraisal District, Kinder Institute for Urban Research | Role: Support


Preserve the character of the neighborhood through minimum lot size and building line ordinances

  • ACTION STEPS: Provide workshops for area property owners and homeowners on the benefits and challenges of minimum lot size and special minimum building line programs that can prevent development that is incompatible with the existing neighborhood character

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Organize

City: Planning and Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Area Civic Organizations | Role: Support, Advocate, Organize


Repair and preserve affordable rental housing

  • ACTION STEPS: Develop an outreach campaign targeted to area rental property owners to provide information on the annual multi-family construction and rehabilitation programs that provide funding for the maintenance of multi-family properties and help to maintain affordability

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Organize

City: Planning and Development Department, Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Area Rental Property Owners | Role: Implement


GOAL: Expanded Homeownership

Connect new homebuyers to available programs and resources

· ACTION STEPS: Develop outreach materials and a campaign to connect potential new homeowners to homebuyer education and assistance programs, including down payment assistance

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Organize, Outreach

City: Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Tejano Center for Community Concerns | Role: Support, Implement

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    • Build Affordable Single-Family Homes 
    • Build Affordable Rental Housing 
    • Advocate for community benefits agreements 


    GOAL: Safeguarded Families, Housing, and Neighborhood Character

    • Advocate for new and expanded resources for home repair
    • Provide property tax relief for vulnerable homeowners
    • Preserve the character of the neighborhood through minimum lot size and building line ordinances 
    • Repair and preserve affordable rental housing  


    GOAL: Expanded Homeownership 

    • Connect new homebuyers to available programs and resources 


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