See how the Lake Houston-area real estate market fared in June 2020

Home sales increased in five out of seven Lake Houston-area ZIP codes in June 2020 compared to the previous year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Home sales increased in five out of seven Lake Houston-area ZIP codes in June 2020 compared to the previous year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Home sales increased in five out of seven Lake Houston-area ZIP codes in June 2020 compared to the previous year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Home sales increased in five out of seven Lake Houston-area ZIP codes in June 2020 compared to the previous year, and the price of homes sold increased in four ZIP codes.




MOST RECENT

The number of deaths reported has been declining for the past three week, according to the Texas Medical Center. (Community Impact staff)
Texas Medical Center: COVID-19 hospitalizations down 10% since Aug. 3

The number of deaths reported has been declining for the past three week, according to the Texas Medical Center.

During a special Commissioners Court meeting Aug. 6, officials talked about hiking the property tax by 8%. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Harris County Commissioners Court considers raising property tax by 8%

Commissioners will return to the proposal when the Harris County Appraisal District gives its property tax estimates at the end of the month.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will launch a new COVID-19 surge testing site in Kingwood. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Federally funded COVID-19 surge testing site to open in Kingwood

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will launch a new temporary COVID-19 testing site in Kingwood.

The county's active case count fell to its lowest level in weeks, while resident deaths continue to rise. (Community Impact staff)
Five COVID-19 deaths reported in Montgomery County on Aug. 7; active case count continues to fall

The county's active case count fell to its lowest level in weeks, while resident deaths continue to rise.

A mother and daughter visit at Seasons Assisted Living & Memory Care in Conroe earlier in the pandemic. (Courtesy Seasons Assisted Living & Memory Care)
Texas allows limited visitations to nursing homes, long-term care facilities

Facilities that meet the requirements will allow limited visitations, but you still will not be able to hug or kiss your loved one.

HomeAid Houston partnered with Boys and Girls Country to open three cottages in Hockley. (Courtesy Boys and Girls Country)
Builders partner to serve homeless population through nonprofit HomeAid Houston

Since launching in 2003, the organization has helped provide 20,000 beds for homeless individuals in the Houston area.

Montgomery County saw a sharp decrease in its population of people experiencing homelessness. (Kaitlin Schmidt/Community Impact Newspaper)
DATA: Here's a breakdown of the homelesss population in Montgomery County

The coalition counted 145 people on its annual count, a 51% decrease from the 298 counted in 2019.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's police reform task force is gathering more community input. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Police reform task force asks Houston residents to share opinions through Aug. 9

The Houston Mayor's Task Force on Policing Reform is circulating a survey among Houston neighborhoods to collect opinions from residents.

Local business leaders and community members gathered virtually at Kingwood BizCom on Aug. 6. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Officials provide updates on COVID-19, Lake Houston dam gates, mouth bar dredging at Kingwood BizCom

Local business leaders and community members gathered virtually at Kingwood BizCom on Aug. 6, which was hosted by the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce.

The 2020 U.S. census response rate is already lagging behind 2010 numbers, and officials said the shortened timeline only increases the chances of an undercount. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Shortened census timeline could shortchange Houston, its most vulnerable communities

The 2020 U.S. census response rate is already lagging behind 2010 numbers, and officials said the shortened timeline only increases the chances of an undercount.