Building a More Equitable City

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Report eviction violations, fraud or other concerns with rental assistance

The City of Houston and Harris County are working hard to distribute funding for rental and utility assistance as quickly as possible.

If your landlord continues to evict you after you have received assistance, violates the program in any other way or if you have other fraud concerns, please report them through this form .

Thank you for your assistance. Should you have any other concerns or complaints, please call us at 832-393-0550 or submit a letter in writing to:

City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department
2100 Travis St, 9th floor,
Houston TX 77002.

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What We're Doing

The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) works to create opportunities for all Houstonians to have access to safe homes that they can afford in communities where they can thrive. Our department works closely with service providers and developers across the city to improve quality of life for Houston residents. Full details of our strategies and proposals can be found in regularly published reports:

Plans & Reports

HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

In September 2021, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the allocation to the City of Houston (City) of over $37 million in a new grant called the Home Investment Partnerships Grant American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP). The purpose of the HOME-ARP funds is to help families and individuals with homelessness and housing instability through several eligible activities, and the Draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan outlines the anticipated goals and budget for the HOME-ARP funds.

The Draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan is available for public comment until Friday, November 19, 2021, and public comments may be submitted:

A summary of comments received will be included in the final HOME-ARP Allocation Plan and will be posted to the HCDD website, upon submission to HUD.

2020 CAPER

2021 Annual Action Plan

2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan - July 2021

2019 Annual Action Plan Amendment November 2020

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2100 Travis Street, 9th Floor
Houston, TX 77002