Housing Resources

What to make of scattered sites

January 26, 2017 - The Galveston County Daily News - By Heber Taylor
After Hurricane Ike, Galveston tied itself in knots on what to do about the public housing units destroyed in the storm.

Another 16 low-income homes slated for Texas City

October 5, 2016 - The Galveston County Daily News - By Marissa Barnet
An additional 16 homes for low-income residents will be built in Texas City using about $1.82 million in federal disaster recovery money.

Affordable Rental Housing Development in the For-Profit Sector: A Case Study of McCormack Baron Salazar

March 2016 - Join Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University - By Rachel G. Bratt
This working paper explores one of the country’s leading for-profit affordable housing developers, McCormack Baron Salazar (MBS) and provides some insights into their successful business model.

Galveston after Ike report cover page
Published by The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity December 2011.