About Us

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:

Stewardship

Strategy

Equity

Service

Engagement

Transparency

Partnership

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.

$97 Million

Total resources available in FY18.

73%

of HCDD budgets comes from federal sources.

$1.3 Billion

Amount allocated for HCD's Hurricane Harvey Recovery efforts.

What We Do

Housing and Community Development Department Logo
2100 Travis Street, 9th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
832-394-6200
hcdd@houstontx.gov