Programs and Services
Explore our 5th Ward community resources designed to promote the opportunity to build up and preserve 5th Ward and achieve a healthy and vibrant community for all.
Fifth Ward CRC Real Estate Department works closely with and encourages partners to develop and preserve affordable housing opportunities and commercial space. FWCRC’s primary objective is to re-vitalize, develop and acquire community property. We provide Relocation Services, both short term for multifamily and disaster related needs and long term – buy-out and permanent moves.
Homeownership Promotion and Preservation
Homeownership promotion and preservation: To foster homeownership through HBE classes and counseling, facilitating purchases and building individual financial capacity; and preserve housing through delinquency intervention and repair services.
Arts and Culture
Discover all of the arts & culture assets the 5th Ward community offers Houston.
Community Building and Engagement
Giving back to your community is a win-win situation. Not only are you supporting important local initiatives and organizations, but you’re also forging connections with your neighbors.
The 5th Ward has historically been home to many diverse and locally owned small businesses. Today, about 1,600 businesses are located in the Greater 5th Ward. A majority are small businesses and they represent a range of industries from small restaurants to large warehouse and transportation businesses.
Emergency and Disaster Response
We make receiving help after a disaster easy. Discover the hub for our area resources during times of need.
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