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December 16, 2021

State of Black: Belinda Everette – NAACP Houston

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November 19, 2021

Houston’s ‘affordability’ at stake: booming housing market pushes out Black and brown residents

Assata Richards has lived in the Third Ward for most her life. But in the past few years, she’s noticed the area southeast of downtown Houston change dramatically. Richards, director of the Sanko/a Research Institute, said the original sense of community in the Third Ward is slowly disappearing with...

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August 30, 2021

NAACP addressing Houston home ownership inequities as civil rights issue

Lagging home ownership among Black families has inspired a new Houston NAACP initiative that aims to address housing as a civil rights issue. Click here to read the full article

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November 18, 2019

NAACP program leader helps first time homebuyers navigate the system

Buying a home can be a challenge for anyone. But it can be especially difficult in minority communities, where there is often limited access to information about how the process works and what resources are available to first•time homeowners.   Enter Belinda Everette, who oversees housing advocacy for the...

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February 25, 2019

Unlocking the ‘secrets’ of becoming a homeowner

A new Wells Fargo-NAACP homebuying class aims to boost the African American homeownership rate, homebuyer by homebuyer. Facing some challenging student loan debt, college sweethearts Cameron and Avery Cruise thought buying a home was way out of their reach. All of that changed last year, when they took a...

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September 7, 2006

Rebuilding Together, Countrywide, Home Depot Volunteers Provide Help Injured Houston Soldier

Houston, Texas — Rebuilding Together(R) will be in Houston on Friday, September 8, providing modifications and repairs to the home of Harrison Manyoma through its Serving Those Who SERVE(SM) program. Volunteers from Countrywide, Rebuilding Together and The Home Depot(R) will join with local contractors and vendors to assist Mr....

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