The Harris County Housing Authority office has moved. The new physical address is 1933 Hussion Street, Houston, Texas 77003. Please send all written correspondence to P.O. Box 53028, Houston, Texas 77052.
Adriana Tamez is a dedicated advocate for educating and empowering individuals and communities, especially those from lower socio-economic circumstances. Her career as an educator has been marked by challenging the status quo and developing best practices to meet the needs of students and the larger community. Her rise through the ranks of educational and community leadership attests to her many successes.
Dr. Tamez earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and a master’s degree in educational administration and supervision at the University of Houston (UH). She earned her doctorate in Educational Administration at the University of Texas at Austin while a Fellow in the nationally acclaimed Cooperative Superintendency Program.
She began her educational career as a bilingual education teacher at Mario Gallegos Elementary School in the Houston Independent School District (HISD). She then served as the associate director of development for UH’s College of Education.
Dr. Tamez was one of the founding members of the Tejano Center for Community Concerns and the Raul Yzaguirre School for Success. She served as the first director of education at the Raul Yzaguirre Middle Charter School for Success before assuming the principalship at Rufus Cage Elementary School and Project Chrysalis Middle School in the Houston Independent School District. Subsequently, she was principal at Thomas Edison Middle School.
In 2005, she was selected to serve as the HISD Central Region Superintendent, where she supervised 54 schools — 97 percent of which earned the states highest accountability rating of “Recognized” or “Exemplary.” Her vision and direction were responsible for high-performing instructional programs and enriching educational experiences for more than 35,000 students.
In 2010, Dr. Tamez joined the Region 4 Education Service Center and helped support over 50 public school districts and 50 public charter schools, representing more than 1.1 million students, 84,000 educators, and 1,400 school campuses. Because of her love for family and community, Dr. Tamez recently adjusted her professional journey and now serves as an educational consultant, which allows her the flexibility to continue her much enjoyed community involvement and fulfill her most prized role as mother to her son, Adam Gabriel.
Dr. Tamez was appointed to Harris County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on June 25, 2019. Welcome Dr. Tamez.
The Harris County Community Services Department is pleased to announce that the Harris County Project Recovery-Harvey has officially begun. This week, April 22-26th Is Community Development Week, 2019. In recognition of this special week, we invite you to view and share this newsletter dedicated to our disaster recovery effort.
Please click the link below: https://csd.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/Newsletter.aspx
Notificación del Programa de Vales Basados en Proyectos (PBV) de la Autoridad de Vivienda del Condado de Harris para la Apertura de la Lista de Espera para The Villas of EastwoodKatie Thomson
Notificación del Programa de Vales Basados en Proyectos (PBV) de la Autoridad de Vivienda del Condado de Harris para la Apertura de la Lista de Espera para The Villas of Eastwood
La Autoridad de Vivienda del Condado de Harris (HCHA) está abriendo su lista de espera de Vales Basados en Proyectos (PBV) para The Villas at Eastwood.
Preferencias de Vales PBV de HCHA:
1) 1) La HCHA ofrecerá la primera preferencia local en la lista de espera a los antiguos inquilinos elegibles que residen en el desarrollo de ocupación de habitación individual (SRO) de Northline a partir del 24 de agosto de 2017.
2) 2) La HCHA ofrecerá la segunda preferencia local en la lista de espera a las personas elegibles que anteriormente se encontraban sin hogar o que fueron derivadas a través del Sistema de Acceso Coordinado de la comunidad a través de la Coalición de Atención Continua del Condado de Harris (CoCC).
Las unidades para PBV son eficientes y apartamentos de una (1) habitación en The Villas at Eastwood ubicado en 1933 Hussion St., Houston, TX.
Las solicitudes de PBV estarán disponibles en línea por un período de inscripción limitado desde el lunes 29 de abril de 2019 a las 8:00 a.m. hasta el martes 30 de abril de 2019 a las 5:00 p.m.
Los solicitantes pueden presentar su solicitud las 24 horas del día en nuestro sitio web: https://www.waitlistcheck.com/TX1735. No se aceptarán solicitudes en papel en ninguna de las propiedades de HCHA o en la oficina central.
Los solicitantes que necesitan ayuda para completar la solicitud debido a una discapacidad pueden realizar una solicitud de adaptación razonable a HCHA al 713-578-2100 o www.hchatexas.org. Todos los solicitantes entrarán en una lotería de la cual se seleccionarán 1000 solicitantes para la lista de espera de PBV. Una lotería aleatoria generada por computadora se llevará a cabo el miércoles 1 de mayo
The Harris County Housing Authority (HCHA) is opening its Project-Based Voucher (PBV) waitlist for The Villas at Eastwood.
HCHA PBV Voucher Preferences:
1) The HCHA will offer the waiting list first local preference to eligible former tenants residing at the Northline Single Room Occupancy (SRO) development as of August 24, 2017.
2) The HCHA will offer the waiting list second local preference to eligible individuals who were formerly homeless or referred through the community-wide Coordinated Access System via Harris County Continuum of Care Coalition (CoCC).
The units for PBV are efficiencies and one (1) bedroom apartments at The Villas at Eastwood located at 1933 Hussion St., Houston, TX.
The PBV applications will be available online for a limited enrollment period from Monday, April 29, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. to Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Applicants may apply 24 hours a day at our website: https://www.waitlistcheck.com/TX1735. Paper applications will not be accepted at any of HCHA’s properties or central office.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to a disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to HCHA at 713-578-2100 or www.hchatexas.org.
All applicants will be entered into a lottery from which 1000 applicants will be selected for the PBV waitlist. A computer-generated random lottery will be conducted Wednesday, May 1, 2019. After May 1, 2019 applicants may go to www.waitlistcheck.com to determine if they were randomly selected for the PBV waitlist.
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