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Galveston Historical Foundation

For Rent: 2123 Avenue M 1/2

With grant support from City of Galveston Grants and Housing Department, Galveston Historical Foundation, Inc. (GHF) rehabilitated 2123 Ave. M ½ to assist individuals, families, and households of low-moderate income. Low-moderate income is considered 80% or less of the Area Median Income for the Galveston area. Please review the 2022 HUD Household Income Limits and Rental Application Form, which can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

Built as tenant housing by Christian Wolfer in 1891, this 1,100 sq. ft. side-hall cottage was severely damaged by Hurricane Ike and slated for demolition until purchased by GHF. This two-bedroom, one-bath house includes a new range, refrigerator, HVAC system, and off-street parking. Original hardwood floors have been refinished in the main portion of the house.

This property is an Equal Housing Opportunity. GHF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

All inquiries can be made to Dustin Henry, 409-765-3427.

DOWNLOAD THE RENTAL APPLICATION

PROPERTY DETAILS

  • Built circa 1887
  • Approx. 1,100 sq. ft.
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Driveway in rear
  • Single Family Residence
  • GHF acquired and rehabilitated the house in 2012-2013

Available to eligible renters who meet HUD-required household income limits. This opportunity is sponsored by the City of Galveston and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program through the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

WHAT IS CHDO HOUSING

Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs) are developers who complete new projects using funding from the federally-funded HOME program. In comparison to other contractors, CHDOs are community-based and design homes with the interests of pre-determined homeowners in mind.

HUD HOME HOUSEHOLD INCOME LIMITS


ABOUT GALVESTON HISTORICAL FOUNDATION


Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF) was formed as the Galveston Historical Society in 1871 and merged with a new organization formed in 1954 as a non-profit entity devoted to historic preservation and history in Galveston County. Over the last sixty years, GHF has expanded its mission to encompass community redevelopment, historic preservation advocacy, maritime preservation, coastal resiliency and stewardship of historic properties. GHF embraces a broader vision of history and architecture that encompasses advancements in environmental and natural sciences and their intersection with historic buildings and coastal life and conceives of history as an engaging story of individual lives and experiences on Galveston Island from the 19th century to the present day.

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