Building a More Equitable City
Harvey Homebuyer Assistance Program
Virtual Information Sessions for Real Estate Professionals
Free courses held each month to cover:
- Property Review
- Closing Process
Seating is limited. This class is meant for real estate professionals, not applicants.
3rd Annual Career Opportunity Fair
The City of Houston, Housing and Community Development Department invites you to join us at our 3rd Annual Career Opportunity Fair on July 27, 2020, from 9:30am-2:30pm. To ensure the safety of our vendors, residents, and staff, this event will be held virtually. This event will help connect workers and employers negatively impacted by COVID19 and open opportunities for Houston residents.
Employers and organizations from several industries, including City of Houston contractors and partners, will have virtual suites set up, so you can find and speak with vendors of your choice. Join us to explore employment and training opportunities suitable for workers of all interests, skills, and industries.
Interested in helping your community learn more about fair housing and becoming more prepared for natural disasters? Applications are due July 20th for fair housing and hurricane preparedness outreach activities. HCDD will be partnering with organizations to reach marginalized communities and share valuable fair housing and hurricane preparedness information. For more information on the funding opportunity, please visit https://houstontx.gov/housing/nonprofit.html.
HCDD 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.
Nonprofits working on housing or disaster recovery are invited to join our monthly Housing Advocates Collective, now held virtually. Representatives from several teams will be providing updates and answering questions.
Date: July 16
Call-In Number: 281-925-7241
Conference ID: 496 251 521#
Join us to hear the latest from our department and help us build our capacity to serve Houston.
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.
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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:
2019 Annual Action Plan Amendment May 2020English