New Homes for Houston

The City of Houston’s Housing and Community Development (HCD) Large Tract division’s mission is to create new single-family homeownership opportunities throughout Houston. The City will finance the building of new mixed-income neighborhoods to increase attainable homebuyer opportunities for Houstonians at various income levels. The Large Tract division currently oversees the Harvey Single Family Development Program and the Affordable Home Development Program.

New Homebuyer Interest Survey

The City of Houston Housing and Community Development (HCD) Large Tract Division is partnering with developers to build beautiful disaster-resilient, energy-efficient, single-family homes throughout Houston! We expect the first round of homes to go on the market by year-end 2022.

Realtors & Lenders

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Upcoming Events

New Homes for Houston Virtual Homebuyer Fair

February 25
11:00AM – 12:00PM
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Join us and our co-host the Tejano Center for Community Concerns for the New Homes for Houston Virtual Homebuyer Fair! We will discuss HCD’s New Homes for Houston initiative to create new affordable single-family homeownership opportunities throughout Houston and the homebuyer application process!

Affordable Home Development Program

Through the Affordable Home Development Program both for- and non-profit developers receive funding from the City of Houston to make homes attainable for Houstonians earning up to 120% Area Median Income . Complete the New Homebuyer Interest Survey to let us know which neighborhood you’re interested in purchasing a new home.

New Homes for Acres Homes
Projected Start - Winter 2022

New Homes for Acres Homes

The City of Houston is partnering with Oracle City Homes to develop homes in the Acres Homes Community. Oracle City will oversee the new construction of 186 single-family homes, including 117 affordable homes and 69 market-rate homes.

New homes for OST – South Union on MLK BLVD
Projected Start - Winter 2022

New homes for OST – South Union on MLK BLVD

The City of Houston is partnering with Mayberry Homes and Midtown Redevelopment Authority to develop homes in the Old Spanish Trail community. Mayberry Homes will oversee the new construction of 40 affordable single-family homes.

New Homes for the Third Ward
Projected Start - Summer 2023

New Homes for the Third Ward

The City of Houston will partner with a developer to build up to 70 new condo ownership opportunities adjacent to the historic Wesley AME Church at 2209 Emancipation Avenue.

New Homes for OST South Union
Projected Start - Winter 2022

New Homes for OST South Union

The City of Houston is partnering with Agape Homes CDC to develop homes near 6412 Calhoun Road in the OST / South Union neighborhood. Agape will oversee the new construction of 80 single-family homes, including 57 affordable homes and 23 market-rate homes.

New Homes for Northeast Houston
Projected Start - Fall 2022

New Homes for Northeast Houston

The City of Houston is partnering with Houston Habitat for Humanity to develop Robins Landing in Northeast Houston. Houston Habitat for Humanity will oversee the construction of new mixed-income, master-planned community with a total of 468 single-family homes including 400 affordable homes and 68 market-rate homes.

New Homes for Greater Fifth Ward
Projected Start – Summer 2023

New Homes for Greater Fifth Ward

The City of Houston is partnering with Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation to develop homes near 3400 Linn Street and 4721 Market Street in the Greater Fifth Ward neighborhood. Fifth Ward CRC will oversee the new construction of 73 single-family homes, including 44 affordable homes and 29 market-rate homes.

New Homes for South Park
Projected Start – Summer 2023

New Homes for South Park

The City of Houston is partnering with Horizon Residential Communities, LLC to develop homes near 5003 Almeda Genoa in the South Park neighborhood. Horizon will oversee the new construction of 91 single-family homes, including 60 affordable homes and 31 market-rate homes.

Harvey Single Family Development Program

The Harvey Single Family Development Program will provide affordable, newly constructed, energy-efficient, single-family homes outside of the flood-prone areas of Houston for Houstonians impacted by Hurricane Harvey and who earn less than 80% of the Area Median Income .

New Homes for the Near Northside
Projected Start - Summer 2023

New Homes for the Near Northside

The City of Houston is partnering with a developer to build up to 201 disaster-resilient, energy-efficient single-family homes at 850 Burnett Street.

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Projected Start - Summer 2023

New Homes for Cityscape

The City of Houston is acquiring a large tract of land at 12606 Cityscape Avenue near Highway 288 and East Orem. This location is approximately 14.9 acres and will support the development and construction of up to 250 disaster-resilient, energy-efficient single-family homes.

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Projected Start - Summer 2023

New Homes for Stella Link

The City of Houston has acquired a large tract of land at 10301 Stella Link, south of Main Street and east of Willowbend Avenue. This location is approximately 12.2 acres and will support the development and construction of up to 194 disaster-resilient, energy-efficient single-family homes.


Large Tract Development in the Community