Tag Archives: TxLIHIS

Excuse the inconvenience, we are merging our blog and website

Please excuse the the empty pages and strange links on our blog site texashousiners.net. We are merging our several web sites with our blog. The process will (hopefully) be complete in a few weeks and will make information and news about affordable housing and community development in Texas easier to find. We welcome your suggestions […]

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Meet Elizabeth, the Texas Tenant Advisor, and the Texas Housing Counselor

This blog post is by Elizabeth Nowrouz. Hello all, allow me to introduce myself. I’m Elizabeth Nowrouz, and I’m one of the Americorps members serving at Texas Low Income Housing Information Service. Relatively new to this position as well as the state of Texas (I hail from Virginia), I’m learning a great deal each day […]

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Join us for the 2010 Texas (Fair) Housing Awards

“Let us be dissatisfied until the tragic walls that separate the outer city of wealth and comfort from the inner city of poverty and despair shall be crushed by the battering rams of the forces of justice…Let us be dissatisfied until slums are cast into the junk heaps of history, and every family will live […]

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Fighting bigotry and poverty, perfecting government is a mandate of the Declaration of Independence

July 4, 2009 – I’m grateful and challenged to live in the United States. We are placed where we are today by historical events. I understand that the power of the Declaration of Independence has placed me where I am today in life. The power I feel from the Declaration is not simply inspirational. I […]

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TexasHousers on Twitter

Follow the goings-on of Texas Housers via Twitter.

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My excuse for a irregular blogging – bill filing deadline

Regular readers of this blog have doubtless noticed the slowdown in postings over the past week. This is been due to the frantic pace of action that accompanies bill filing deadline at the Texas Legislature. The Texas Legislature convenes only once every two years and then for a period that lasts only from mid-January to […]

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Come to our 20th anniversary party October 1

You are invited to join the Texas Low Income Housing Information Service and the Johnson family in a celebration of President Johnson’s legacies. ___ An October Party at Fiesta Gardens ___ A Fundraiser for Texas Low Income Housing Information Service Mighty fine food and drink by Threadgill’s Great music by Grupo Fantasma Coupled with gripping […]

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TxLIHIS 20th Anniversary: the Blackland Neighborhood, the Street People’s Advisory Committee and Homer the Goose

2008 is the 20th anniversary of the Texas low Income Housing Information Service (TxLIHIS). In 2000 the board of directors of TxLIHIS asked the staff to begin collecting the recollections of people who founded TxLIHIS and who have been involved with the organization over the years.  The purpose was to provide some understanding of the […]

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Farewell Kristin

After four years of dedicated work for the cause of promoting housing for the poor, Kristin Carlisle, development director and Housing Texas coordinator, is leaving the Texas Low Income Housing Information Service (TxLIHIS).   The cause of housing has been advanced by Kristin’s work over these four years. Kristin is idealistic, committed to social change and unbelievably focused and hard working. Kristin […]

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