For many people, owning a home is the American dream and it can become a reality, but not without realistic goals, good advice, practical planning, and an understanding of the costs involvded. Being educated and informed will aloow you to take the confusion and uncertainty out of the home-buying process to understand the importance and quality...
Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Programs/First Time Homebuyer Programs
The colonias of South Texas are considered some of the poorest areas in the United States.  The 2000 Census found that the Cameron Park colonia, the oldest and largest colonia in the United States, is also the poorest community (communities with a population...
YouthBuild is a youth and community development program that concurrently addresses fundamental issues facing low-income communities: housing, education, employment, crime prevention, and leadership development. In CDCB’s YouthBuild program, low-income young people ages 17-24 work toward earning a GED...

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Bootstrap program rewards hard work
May 10, 2010 -- A Texas program aimed at giving industrious families the ability to own their homes celebrated its 1,000th successfully completed house on Monday at the Inwood II subdivision, near Dr. Ruben Gallegos Elementary... Read More

Go-Green projects get Commission's support
May 04, 2010 -- The Brownsville City Commission held a work session Tuesday to hear about the Go-Green Assistance Center’s projects. The center is an initiative of the University of Texas and Texas Southmost College. The Go-Green Assis-tance Center is based at the ITEC Center on Mexico Boulevard.... Read More

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