A city where everyone has a home they can afford, in a community where they can thrive.
The mission of the Housing and Community Development Department is to make investments that serve Houstonians’ housing needs and build a more equitable city by creating safe, resilient homes, and vibrant, healthy communities.
Our department’s values:
2018 Key Facts
The Department was founded in July 1989 under Mayor Kathy Whitmire. Director Tom McCasland was appointed in July 2016 as the Department’s 8th Director.
Total resources available in FY18.
of HCDD budgets comes from federal sources.
Amount allocated for HCD's Hurricane Harvey Recovery efforts.