Standards Commission

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Transgendered Woman Jenifer Rene Pool Announces Her City Council Candidacy

    Mandy OaklanderJenifer Rene Pool announced her city council candidacy.​City council hopeful Jenifer Rene Pool, clad in a black blazer with a hint of a hot pink blouse peeking out from under it, conversed with a supporter upstairs at One's A Meal in Montrose yesterday afternoon. The subject: how mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    It's Not Just A Committee To Study City Building Standards, It's A Blue-Ribbon Committee

    Offical drink of the Task Force on Building & Standards​Mayor Annise Parker announced today an effort to reorganize the often chaotic mess that is the city of Houston's enforcement of building codes.Have no doubt the problem will be solved: The announcement proclaims that the committee appoint ... More >>

  • News

    September 11, 1997

    Jack's Big Payback

    How an arrogant, overbearing landlord fought City Hall -- and won

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    Selective Ethics

    Lloyd Kelley skates on a conflict-of-interest complaint, leaving plenty of unanswered questions in his wake

  • News

    December 21, 1995

    Lloyd Kelley's Dream House

    The controller-elect's fixer-upper is a real sore spot and something of a mystery to neighbors in the Woodland Heights

  • News

    December 8, 1994

    Nightmare on Pech Road

    An apartment owner tangles with a bureaucracy that makes up the rules as it goes along