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LSLA Celebrates National Nonprofit Day On Friday, August 17th

Today, we join many of our partner organizations to commemorate the achievements of our past and to recognize the major contributions nonprofits make in our society today. National Nonprofit Day, August 17th, is a day out of the year that encourages us to recognize the hard work and effort of public servants. On this date … Continue reading LSLA Celebrates National Nonprofit Day On Friday, August 17th

Fair Housing Lawsuit Filed Against HUD and Arbor Court Apartments

Houston, TX - After years of flooded apartments and dangerous and unsanitary living conditions, current and displaced tenants of Arbor Court Apartments filed suit in federal court on July 17, 2018, against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the owners of Arbor Court Apartments, Arbor Court, LTD. The low-income plaintiffs are … Continue reading Fair Housing Lawsuit Filed Against HUD and Arbor Court Apartments

Reverse Mortgages: Increasing Homelessness in Aging Communities

Houston, TX– Champion Mortgage, one of many reverse mortgage lenders, is trying to make 78 year old Linda Tabell-Boyce homeless.  Linda, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and her late husband William applied for a reverse mortgage after he had a severe stroke and could no longer work and they were facing financial hardship.  The … Continue reading Reverse Mortgages: Increasing Homelessness in Aging Communities

What’s In My Air? Part I – Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD

LSLA’s EJ team recently had a chance to talk with Air Alliance Houston's Bakeyah Nelson, Ph.D. - one of our community partners.  Read on to learn about Air Alliance Houston as we begin a series called, “What’s In My Air?” where we take a closer look at air pollution in LSLA's service area. LSLA: Hi … Continue reading What’s In My Air? Part I – Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD