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Inside Information: What to know about the 2020 census

The official day for the 2020 census count is a few months away, and census employees are already beginning to prepare for the April 1, 2020, count.


GUIDE: 2019 Bay Area senior living

Here are local senior living facilities worth knowing about this year.


US Small Business Administration loans up by 29% since 2015 in Houston region

U.S. Small Business Administration loans to the Houston region have increased by 29% since 2015, and individual loan amounts have increased by 44%.



DATA: Population, uninsured rates rising in the Greater Houston area

New U.S. Census Bureau data shows the Greater Houston area is growing in more than just population. Median household income, educational attainment and the percentage of people without health insurance all increased from 2017-18 throughout most of the Greater Houston area, which includes Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Montgomery counties.


Data: Starting teacher pay in Houston-area school districts rises 4.6% for 2019-20

As school districts apply House Bill 3 funding toward teacher raises, the average starting pay increased over $2,400, or about 4.6%, over 2018 salaries, with an average salary of about $55,700 among a selection of Houston-area districts.


Demo Monday: Upper Kirby H-E-B, Hanover apartment project and more Houston demolition activity, June 17-21

Six permits were issued this week to clear properties along West Alabama and Kirby Drive, which grocer H-E-B acquired in 2018.


Demo Monday: Zadok Jewelers midrise, new Center for Hearing and Speech, and more demolition permits, June 10-14

Several high-profile projects picked up demolition permits this week to begin clearing sites for a new Uptown midrise, a self-storage facility near the Heights and a new campus for the Center for Hearing and Speech.


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Demo Monday: Washington corridor townhomes and more Houston demolition permit activity, May 27-31

A townhome developer filed for a demolition-sewer disconnect permit for a property in the Washington corridor May 29, a site it had previously cleared in 2016, one of 27 residential demolition permits secured after the Memorial Day holiday.


Demo Monday: Fitzgerald's, Rethink coworking space and more Houston demolition permit activity, May 20-24

While the tear down of the longtime punk rock venue Fitzgerald's has been underway since early May, permits officially were logged this week along with the demolition of two adjacent residential properties on E. 6th 1/2 Street and another facing Studewood Street.


Demo Monday: Slate Heights apartment project and more Houston demolition permit activity, May 13-17

Slate Heights, a luxury apartment project coming to 26th Street and Durham Street, is among this week's demolition permit buyers.


Galveston County trending up in number of residents

Galveston County’s population grew 16 percent from July 2010 to July 2018, according to estimates released April 18 by the U.S. Census Bureau.



Galveston County's population growth slows

Galveston County’s population continues to grow, though it has slowed down compared to recent years, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau on April 18 .


Harris County ranked third most populous county in nation by new U.S. Census Bureau estimates

Harris County ranks third in the nation’s most populous counties, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau April 18.


GUIDE: How would Harris County's proposed $2.5 billion bond referendum affect property tax bills?

Almost a year after Harvey dropped a trillion gallons of water across the Greater Houston area last August, Harris County is petitioning voters for a $2.5 billion bond referendum, which would fund flood control projects across the region and raise property tax rates if approved by voters Aug. 25.