HOUSTON, TX – July 30, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — As part of the Obama Administration’s “Recovery Summer” initiative, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan will travel to Houston, TX on Monday, August 2 to tour Kennedy Park Place, a new affordable housing redevelopment that is currently under construction using $7.8 million in HUD Recovery Act funds.
Secretary Donovan will be joined by U.S. Representatives Al Green and Sheila Jackson Lee. Following the tour, they will hold a press conference to discuss how, throughout the summer, Recovery Act-funded construction projects are kicking into high gear and putting Americans back to work.
Recovery Act Tour and Press Availability at Kennedy Place:
When: Monday, August 2, 2010, 11:00 a.m. (Tour begins first)
Where: 505 Bayou Street (Bayou and Cline Streets), Houston, TX
Who: HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan
U.S. Representative Al Green
U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee
David Mincberg, Chairman of Houston Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners
James Noteware, Director of Housing and Community Development for the City of Houston
For more information, contact Ashley Gammon at 202-320-3709 or Ashley.D.Gammon (at) hud (dot) gov.
Alvaro ‘Al’ Ortiz
Congressman Al Green, 9th District-Texas
United States House of Representatives
3003 South Loop West, Suite 460
Houston, TX 77054
Office Phone: 713-383-9321
Cellular Phone: 202-527-1109
Email: Alvaro.Ortiz (at) mail.house (dot) gov