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Below is an opinion piece that was published by the Houston Chronicle. It is by Representative Garnet Coleman (D-Houston) and Nancy Kinder, President and CEO of the Kinder Foundation on affordable housing in Houston's historic Third Ward.


Houston Chronicle

In the historic Third Ward, a fight for
affordable housing 

By Garnet Coleman and Nancy Kinder
Nov. 27, 2019

 Pamela Ramirez

Pamela Ramirez, 33, in her home in the Third Ward on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.
Photo: Marie D. De Jesús, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer

When Pamela Ramirez relocated to Houston in 2014 to pursue her career in public service with Harris County, she purchased her first car and began looking for a place to rent. While on searching for rental property, she found a listing for a single family home with a mortgage payment in her rental range. Ramirez took a deep breath and decided to explore.  (Click below for full article)


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