Tell the City of Houston to stop ILLEGAL enforcement of boarding home regulations on recovery housing!
May 9, 2022
We must act now. The City of Houston is illegally enforcing boarding home regulations on recovery housing! This is in direct violation of FEDERAL LAW and set a dangerous precedent when it comes to recovery housing! Send your legislators the Texas Fair Housing legal brief and ask them to help stop the City of Houston's illegal activity. Contact Information on legislators and City staff is below, as well as email templates.
Senator John Whitmire- email@example.com
Laura Wendler, Chief of Staff- firstname.lastname@example.org
Doug Clements, Legislative Director- email@example.com
Representative Lacey Hull- firstname.lastname@example.org
Emily Fankell, Chief of Staff- Emily.Fankell@house.texas.gov
Johana Scot, Policy Analyst- Johana.Scot@house.texas.gov
City Council Member:
Amy Peck (District A)- residence is in her district
Houston Housing Inspector:
Scott Kotara- issued citations
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This fact sheet will help empower your advocacy with data. Click to download the TX SUD Facts Click to download the Fact sheet references
This two sided resource helps you advocate for the entire continuum of care and/or highlight a particular service within the context of the larger system of care.
RecoveryPeople in partnership with the Network of Behavioral Health Providers submitted a requests for exceptional item regarding workforce develop to be added to the HHSC Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR). Over 30 organizations supported these requests. Please click the links below to view the letters.
RecoveryPeople in partnership with the Network of Behavioral Health Providers submitted a recovery housing exceptional items to be added to the HHSC Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR). Over 30 organizations supported these requests. Please click the links below to view the letters.
References Below you will find the references cited in the policy brief entitled, Substance Use Disorder in Texas: Taking a Costly and Devastating Toll on our Citizens, Families and Communities Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US), & Office of the Surgeon General (US). (2016). Facing addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s report on alcohol,…