Freedmen's Town Association

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Gladys House, Fourth Ward activist, pays her tax bill (swears revenge)

    Last week, Gladys House had every reason to think she was about to see her property auctioned off for failure to pay her taxes, before someone swooped in to loan her the money. "I always felt like it was going to be all right. I just didn't know how it would happen," House said. Linebarger Gogga ... More >>

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    May 6, 2013

    Fourth Ward Activist's Property to Be Auctioned Off Tuesday

    Death and taxes are the only certainties in life, but in the case of Gladys House, the actual tax bill has been a question she's been wrestling with since the late 1990s. House is a longtime Fourth Ward activist and head of the Freedmen's Town Association who has fought for years to preserve the ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Demolished Dreams

    Lizzie looked for her home, the one the wrecking ball had already found

  • News

    January 30, 1997

    The Great Land Grab

    A nonprofit "charity" is pursuing millions in taxpayers' money to redevelop the Fourth Ward. The question for Houston Renaissance is, charity for whom?

  • News

    June 20, 1996
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    February 1, 1996
  • News

    December 14, 1995

    Lenwood Johnson's Last Stand

    APV is more than his home. It's his life. No wonder he can't let it go without one final struggle.