New Hope Housing Harrisburg

April 2018   Houston, TX

Client

  • New Hope Housing

Recognition

  • 2019, Landmark Awards, Community Impact, Houston Business Journal

A 4-story affordable, mixed-use transit-oriented development situated in a rapidly gentrifying downtown residential neighborhood.

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Key Points

A landscape that supports affordable homes and connections to community in one of Houston's most historic neighborhoods.

Affordable Housing

The New Hope Housing in Harrisburg is a nonprofit organization that provides transitional housing units at affordable rates for families or single people. This 4 story, 175 unit, mixed-used building offers retail and commercial space in addition to housing.

Community Health

New Hope in Harrisburg focuses on caring for individuals who are looking for a healthy transformation and offers programs and resources to their residents. The building includes a courtyard and roof garden to enjoy nature while working on new skills.

Equity

New Hope Housing provides affordable housing to residents using vouchers and subsidies from social services. The housing is self-maintained which allows residents to take on specific jobs and live a balanced lifestyle. Harrisburg is the first of the New Hope Housing developments to include a mix of uses, providing employment opportunities for residents. Additionally, New Hope Housing in Harrisburg is located in a transit-oriented development with convenient access to various transit options such as the nearby light rail terminal.


New Hope Housing specializes in supportive housing for residents who are ready to take the first step in transforming their lives and starting a healthy new chapter. The Harrisburg location offers amenities and facilities to support residents in achieving this goal. New Hope Housing in Harrisburg is a 4 story, 175 unit, mixed use development.

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The affordable housing complex includes amenities such as retail and commercial spaces, a courtyard, and a library. Single occupants can enjoy high-quality and efficient living in fully furnished units that offer modern furnishings, bright walls, and other modern fixtures. New Hope Housing supports residents by providing programs to work through personal trauma, access to primary health care, life skills training, and financial support.


As part of New Hope’s commitment to supporting residents’ mental well-being, the Harrisburg complex is self-maintained, and offers a rooftop garden for residents to take part in healthy activities. This supportive housing is located in a transit-oriented development with easy access to transportation options such as a light rail terminal. The Harrisburg complex commits to bringing connectivity and financial and health support to their residents in a well-maintained community.

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Westchase District Livable Centers March 2018   Houston, TX