How can you get so much, for so little, so close to everything? Your guess is as good as mine. Opportunity zone located, appreciation poised & value approved. - More about Acres Homes - Acres Homes is an existing residential community about 10 miles north of Downtown Houston. The community has a large amount of undeveloped land, per the prospectus. A potential opportunity is repurposing the Bethune Academy into the Bethune Empowerment Center. Acres Homes also includes large parks such as Sylvester Turner Park, sponsored by the Houston Astros.