Building a More Equitable City

The best place to find information about government funding and programs for affordable, safe homes in Houston

Eviction Intervention Assistance

The City of Houston and Harris County are working together to provide an additional $13 million in eviction intervention assistance to families that are in active eviction, due to unpaid rent resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are in active eviction, visit houstonharrishelp.org to apply. The general Emergency Rental Assistance Program is no longer accepting applications.

Virtual Office Hours

Virtual Office Hours

We are now holding our weekly Community Office Hours virtually! From 1pm-4pm every Wednesday, you can call in and be connected to program representatives. They will be able to answer questions, give status updates, and more.

Numbers to call:

COVID Response

COVID-19 Response

HCD continues to take steps to keep our employees and residents safe through the COVID-19 pandemic. Visitors to our office will have their temperatures taken when arriving and will be required to wear facial coverings and maintain social distancing. When possible, we are encouraging everyone to find virtual ways to submit documents and hold meetings.

Fall 2022 Virtual Community Meeting

Fall 2022 Virtual Community Meeting

Please join us for one of our next Fall 2022 Community Meetings on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 3pm (virtual).

Virtual

Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 3 p.m.

Interactive via Microsoft Teams

Building Families Strengthening Communities
Building Families Strengthening Communities

Get answers to all your questions in these interactive workshops. All it will cost you is your time.

Live, virtual workshops on the
4th Monday of every month!

Housing Advocates

Section 3 Mobile Certification

The Section 3 certification is now mobile! Have our team certify your workers onsite today!


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What We're Doing

The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCD) 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

2021 Caper

Amended 2021 Annual Action Allocation Plan - July 2022

Amended 2019 Annual Action Plan (Updated November 2022)

HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

Final 2022 Annual Action Plan

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

Upcoming Events


Our Partners