HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced that applications for the City of Houston’s Small Business Economic Relief Program (SBERP) will open at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 19. The program, which is funded with $15 million of the City’s allocated CARES Act 2020 funds, will provide immediate and short-term […]Read More
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HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner is reminding Houstonians – residents and landlords – about the City’s rental assistance program to help those experiencing financial challenges as a result of COVID-19. Information available here in English (.pdf) and Spanish (.pdf) Through Wednesday, August 26, landlords can register their properties online to participate in the […]Read More
HOUSTON – Nearly 100 vehicles decorated with streamers, balloons and Census messaging filed out of the parking lot of the Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center Saturday in a caravan, led by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, encouraging people to self-respond to the 2020 Census. The Census Bureau […]Read More
By Sheldon T. Nunn – In 1970, then Mayor of Houston Louie Welch proclaimed “August as Jazz Month” in the City based on the pioneering efforts of Carl Adams and William “Bubbha” Thomas of the Cultural Uplift Program and Jazz Education, Inc. Two years later, Thomas with assistance from Conrad O. Johnson created the Summer Jazz […]Read More