HCDD Virtual Spring Community Meeting

Please join us for our 2021 Virtual Spring Community Meetings. Due to current health precautions associated with the Coronavirus, we are hosting our meetings virtually, but we will have an interactive presentation and a public hearing to ensure that we receive community feedback during the meeting. Comment on the Draft 2021 Annual Action Plan will also be accepted from March 16, 2021 to April 17, 2021 by:

Email HCDDplanning@houstontx.gov
Voicemail 832-394-540
Mail HCDD
Attn: Planning and Grants Management
City of Houston
Housing and Community Development Department 2100 Travis Street, 9th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002

If you can't make these meetings, please see other ways to participate. You may also view the information from previous 2020 Fall Community Meetings and view our 2021 Annual Action Plan Toolkit .

What Happened at the Virtual Meeting?

The Virtual Meeting occured on Tuesday, March 23 from 3 to 5 p.m. and Thursday, March 25 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Can't make it to the meetings?

In preparation for the 2021 Annual Action Plan, we would like to hear about what activities HCDD should prioritize in the next year:

Submit a Public Comment Leave a public comment Voicemail at 832-394-5400

You can also view the 2020 Virtual Fall Community Meetings on Facebook Live @HoustonHCDD .

Development of the 2021 Annual Action Plan

Information collected from the Fall Community Meetings will help create the 2021 Annual Action Plan. The following timeline shows development process.


  • Nov. 18 and 19, 2020
    Community Meetings
  • March 23 – March 25, 2021
    Draft 2021 Annual Action Plan Published for 30-public review
  • Apr. 2021:
    Request for City Council Approval of Plan
  • Nov. 2020 – Mar. 2021
    HCDD Staff Writes Draft 2021 Annual Action Plan
  • Mar. – Apr. 2021:
    Community Meetings
  • May 2021:
    Submission of 2021 Annual Action Plan to HUD

Information from Previous Meetings

We want you to stay informed even if you can’t attend the meeting. Please review the meeting materials below

Want to know more?

Each year HCDD, receives more than $45M in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve housing and quality of life for Houstonians. These federal grants include: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). To receive these grants, the City must have.

  • A five-year strategic plan called the Consolidated Plan that outlines the strategies that the City will take to address identified community needs to improve the lives of low- and moderate-income residents and their neighborhoods
  • An Annual Action Plan that includes a budget and program descriptions to completed in the upcoming year

To view these and other HUD reports, please visit our Plans and Reports page.

Con Plan Cover Page

Fair Housing

The Fair Housing Act protects individuals and families from discrimination in the sale, rental, financing or advertising of housing based on their race, color, religion, family status, national origin, sex, or disability. To learn more, please visit our Fair Housing page. For specific questions or concerns about fair housing or landlord/tenant relations, please contact Yolanda Guess-Jeffries at (832) 394-6308.

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2100 Travis Street, 9th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
832-394-6200
hcdd@houstontx.gov