Post Tagged with: "Coronavirus"

Mayor announces $20 Million COVID-19 rent relief program

HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston City Council approved a $20 million rent relief package to help Houstonians who cannot pay rent due to economic challenges caused by COVID-19. Funding for the City’s second rental relief package includes $15 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, […]

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City’s ‘More Space’ program helps restaurants during COVID-19

HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council members today approved the new More Space program to help restaurants accommodate more customers while maintaining social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new program allows any restaurant to convert 50% of its off-street parking spaces to serve customers. This expanded outdoor […]

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Possible $250 fines for people not wearing face masks

HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Monday that he has directed the Houston Police Department to issue warnings and citations to anyone not wearing a face mask or face covering required by the state’s mandatory mask order. Police will not ticket those who are not wearing a mask if they […]

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More ‘Boss’moves: COVID-19 survivor Slim Thug gets in on PPE game

HOUSTON – He’s a chart-topping rapper, an author providing sound financial advice and is even in the construction industry — now, the “BOSS” Slim Thug is taking a near-tragedy and turning it into a lucrative business. Slim, whose “government name” is Stayve Jerome Thomas, has launched a Personal Protection Equipment […]

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Local boutique owner talks business survival during COVID-19

HOUSTON – As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, forcing small and large businesses to shut down or downsize, business owners are finding new innovative ways to stay afloat. Despite the government issued EIDL Loans and Payroll Protection Grants, businesses are still struggling, and small business owners are left wondering […]

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