Rodoflo "RUDY" Ramirez joins TuCasa Investments and Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc.
-McAllen, TX TuCasa Investments, Inc. and Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc. (AHSTI) are pleased to announce the recent addition of Mr. Rodolfo “Rudy” Ramirez to both organizations.
Hired as the new Director of Real Estate Services for AHSTI, Mr. Ramirez will also oversee several of the organization’s social enterprises through TuCasa Investments, Inc. These social enterprises that Mr. Ramirez will oversee are HCH Realty, LLC, Framework Homes, LLC, and Neighborhood Alliance Management, LLC.
Mr. Ramirez brings a substantial real estate background to his dual role. He is the former Executive Director for the Edinburg Housing Authority (EHA), the public housing agency for the city of Edinburg and is an active member of the community, serving as a Commissioner with EHA from 1991 to 2011 and as a School Board trustee for ECISD from 1999 to 2005.
Mr. Ramirez is a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker and has owned and operated a successful real estate business. Besides being a Realtor, he also taught for the Edinburg school district at Sam Houston Elementary and San Carlos Elementary between 1987 and 1993 and continuing education classes in real estate at South Texas College.
Mr. Ramirez is currently pursuing his Master of Public Administration from the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Texas-Pan American since 1987.
Mr. Ramirez was born and raised in Edinburg, TX, is married to Pamela Ramirez, and they have four children - Rudy Jr., Pete, Ida Marie, and Ivy May Ramirez. Mr. Ramirez is a firm believer of the motto: “Change starts with us.”
TuCasa Investments, Inc. is a for-profit “C” corporation that was created by a non-profit affordable housing organization as a way of developing innovative methods to bring in additional revenue to the organization while also providing a service to our community. However, it was soon realized that many clients were falling in the gap of what the non-profit organization could provide and what the clients could qualify for in the mainstream market It is to serve these families and individuals that guide TuCasa Investments, Inc. in its' core values and strategic direction.
Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc. is a local non-profit organization that provides homeownership opportunities and education for low-income families. Nationally recognized, AHSTI provides a range of non-profit housing solutions. AHSTI takes on the role of land developers, general contractors and as a full-service mortgage company. In addition, AHSTI is a certified HUD Counseling Agency and provides a multi-cultural, in-house pre-purchase counseling and group education program to all clients.