After renovations, Bellfort Park Flats will reopen for low and center earnings households in southwest Houston
The Bellfort Park Apartments are the first development completed under the City of Houston’s Harvey Multi-Family Program. They are now open after an extensive renovation project. (Courtesy of the City of Houston)
Bellfort Park Apartments, located near the Willowbend, Braeswood and Willow Meadows communities, 4135 W. Bellfort Blvd., Houston, celebrated their grand reopening on July 28th.
The 64-unit apartment complex, which offers apartments for low- and middle-income families from different backgrounds, is the first project to be renovated as part of the Harvey Multifamily Program in the City of Houston, according to which the apartments are equipped with modern appliances, security features and amenities a July 28 press release from the City of Houston.
“The houses that were built 50 years ago to be affordable were built before the current resilient design and construction standards,” said Mayor Sylvester Turner in the press release. “Bellfort Park Apartments is the first project to complete every single phase of the Harvey multi-family program. You set the standard for what we can achieve with this program and help pave the way for a more resilient Houston. “
The Harvey Multi-Family Program is designed to replace homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and expand the supply of homes for low- and middle-income renters who are safe from future storms. The program was funded by Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Funds run through the Texas General Land Office of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.