Vol. 1, Issue 19 – 11.12.20
DISTRICT F OFFICE
District F Youth-Led Conference
11.07.20
We are happy to report that the District F Youth-Led Conference was an overwhelming success.  With the help of our fantastic speakers and sponsors, we empowered our youth leaders to steer the conversation on public safety reform and thoroughly examine solutions.  Thank you to everyone who attended, participated, and assisted us with this first-of-its-kind event.
Alief Neighborhood Center
Groundbreaking Ceremony
11.10.20
  • The City of Houston’s Rental Assistance Program is still accepting enrollment from landlords and renters. To receive up to $2,112 for past due rent for September, October and November, apply here.
  • If your landlord does not want to enroll in this program, visit this portal to enter your information.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a nationwide eviction moratorium, effective through December 31, 2020. 
  • In order to be covered by this moratorium, you must sign and submit a declaration to your landlord. The moratorium and declaration are available here in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic, Urdu, and French.
  • If the Rental Assistance Program does not cover the full amount that you owe to your landlord, please ask your landlord to enter into a payment plan. Templates are available here. For guidance on how to speak with your landlord about this topic, click here. For additional tenant resources, click here.
Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP)
The recently announced TEDP is now live and may provide up to 6 months of rental assistance. For more details, including eligibility, click here.  For the English and Spanish brochure, click on the image.  For the brochure in many other languages, click here.
  • FREE In-Home COVID-19 Testing
  • Did you know that residents of Harris County are eligible for at-home testing for COVID-19? It’s true! You can even schedule larger group testing for your church, neighborhood, or club. Just call 832-393-4301 or toll free 1-800-213-8471 to schedule a time, date, and location.
The Pedestrian Access Review (PAR) Program is administered by the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD). Sidewalks and curb cut/ramps are provided to improve mobility and sidewalk accessibility for people with disabilities.

Here are updates on projects in District F:

In Review

  • 3126 Hollow Creek Dr
  • 11531 Dunfield Ln

In Construction

  • 12707 Villawood
  • 12810 Braewood Glen
  • 7503 Summer Glen Ln

Completed Projects

  • 10810 Umber Ct

For more information on how to apply for sidewalks and ramps, click here.

Mayor Turner has announced a new relief program for musicians and music venues that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Houston’s Musicians and Music Venues Economic Relief Program is being funded with $3 million of the City’s allocated CARES Act 2020 funds.

Musicians will be eligible for up to $5,000 in relief funding, and music venues will be eligible for up to $50,000 or $100,000, depending on budget size.  For more information, review the press release.

Apply by 5p.m. on November 25th.

Redeployment

Please note: on the following days, we will be delayed in response due to redeployment at City of Houston facilities.

Long Nguyen

  • Friday, Nov 20th
  • Monday, Nov 30th
  • Monday, Dec 7th
  • Monday, Dec 14th
  • Tuesday, Dec 15th
  • Monday, Dec 21st
Na”Shon Edwards
  • Wednesday, Dec 9th
Idalid “Idi” Navarro
  • Thursday, Dec 3rd
  • Tuesday, Dec 15th
  • Friday, Dec 18th
UPCOMING EVENTS

Drive Through Fall Festival at First Methodist Houston
Saturday, Nov 14
11am-1pm
10570 Westpark Dr
Food Distribution at Wilcrest Baptist Church
Saturday, Nov 14
8am-12pm
10800 Sharpview Dr, 77072

Drive-Thru Food Distribution
Saturday, November 14
11am-12pm
Tzu Chi Foundation
6200 Corporate Dr, 77036

Free Care Packages @
McGee Chapel

Saturday, November 14
10am until supplies run out
2025 S Highway 6, 77077
Super Neighborhood 17 Meeting
Tuesday, November 17th – 7PM
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 829 4876 6879
Passcode: 466877

Dial in on Phone:
346-248-7799
Register to receive WHAM Programs by emailing
ClientServices@WHAMministries.org
Ongoing: WHAM Holiday Toy and Blanket Drive
The Planning and Development Department’s Livable Places Action Committee meets monthly and will focus on encouraging the development and preservation of affordable, quality housing for all. We encourage Houstonians to attend the meetings and give input on changes to the City’s residential development codes, rules and regulations via the department’s public engagement platform LetsTalkHouston.com.
Here are the following ways the public can participate:

Questions and comments about this project can be directed to livableplaces@houstontx.gov. For more information on Livable Places, read the press release and visit the project web page.

Midwest PIP Meeting
Wednesday, November 18th – 7PM
Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
Dial in: 1-469-480-7460
Conference ID: 877 014 427#
Rules:
– All participants must keep their device(s) mute at all times as a courtesy for the speaker.
– If you do not wish to reveal yourself, your name/email must be shown on your screen or you will not be able to participate.
– Do not have a blank screen.
– If you have a question during the meeting, please utilize the CHATROOM and type your question in the comment section and we will answer your question if time permits.
Food Drive @ Good News Church
Saturday, Nov 21
2pm-5pm
8400 Boone Rd
SPANISH FLYER
Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Food Fair
Save The Date:
Saturday, Dec 12
READING RAINBOW