We would like to hear from you about needs in your community!
HCD is once again hosting its FallSpring Community Meetings. Houston residents and community stakeholders can receive inform and share feedback information about HCD’s goals and strategies for the next year and our recent accomplishments. For more information about our current activities view the 2023 Annual Action Plan and to learn more about our recent completed activities view the 2022 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
Every year, HCD receives approximately $45 million in federal grants to assist families through Houstonians with:
- Affordable housing
- Supportive services
- Public improvements and infrastructure
- Economic development
During the Fall Community Meetings, HCD staff will present information about recent accomplishments and gather information about future program activities and budgets for Program Year 2024 (July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025) The meetings will also include:
- interactive polls or activities,
- small group discussions,
- opportunity for public comment on the upcoming 2024 Annual Action Plan
If you can't make the meetings, please see below for other ways you can review information or submit your comments.
Participate in the Fall 2023 Community Meeting
Interactive via Microsoft Teams
Thursday, November 30, 2023 | 3pm - 5pm
For Audio OnlyUS (Toll): 1 936-755-1521
and enter participant code: 256 785 062#
Solo para audio, marqueUS (Toll): 1 936-755-1521
e ingrese el código de participante:
895 986 781#
The November 30th meeting will also be viewable on Facebook Live @HoustonHCDD
For specific questions or concerns about fair housing or landlord/tenant relations, please contact Yolanda Guess-Jeffries at (832) 394-6200 ext. 1.
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 6pm - 8pmEmancipation Park Community Center
3018 Emancipation Avenue
Houston, TX 77004
Can't Make the Fall Community Meetings?
We want you to stay informed even if you can’t attend the meetings. Please review the meeting materials below.
In preparation of the Draft 2024 Annual Action Plan, we would like to hear about what activities HCD should prioritize.
A recording of the virtual meeting will also be available on Facebook Live @HoustonHCDD .
Development of the 2024 Annual Action Plan
Information collected from the Fall 2023 community meetings will help create the 2024 Annual Action Plan. The following timeline shows development process.
November - December 2023Fall Community Meeting and Public Hearings
March 2024Draft 2024 Annual Action Plan Published for 30-public review
April 2024Request for City Council Approval of Plan
November 2023 – March 2024HCD Staff Writes Draft 2024 Annual Action Plan
March – April 2023Spring Community Meeting and Public Hearings
May 2024Submission of 2024 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
|Spring 2023 Public Hearing||03/30/2023||Video||View|
|Virtual Fall Public Hearing 2022||12/15/2022||Video||View|
|2022 HCD Virtual Fall Community Meeting Presentation||12/15/2022||Video||View|
|2022 Annual Action Plan Toolkit||03/31/2022||Video||View|
|Virtual Spring Public Hearing 2022||03/31/2022||Video||View|
|2022 HCD Virtual Spring Community Meeting Presentation New||03/31/2022||Presentation||View|
|2021 HCD Virtual Fall Community Meeting Presentation||11/04/2021||Presentation||View|
|Virtual Fall Public Hearing 2021||11/04/2021||Video||View|
|2021 HCD Virtual Spring Community Meeting Presentation||03/26/2021||Presentation||View|
|Virtual Spring Public Hearing 2021||03/25/2021||Video||View | Español|
|Virtual Spring Public Hearing 2021||03/23/2021||Video||View|
|2020 HCD Virtual Fall Community Meeting Presentation||11/16/2020||Presentation||View|
|2020 HCD Virtual Fall Community Meeting Presentation||11/18/2020||Video||View|
|2021 Annual Action Plan Toolkit||11/18/2020||Toolkit||View|
Want to know more?
Each year HCD, 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. View our 2023 Annual Action Plan .
To view these and other HUD reports, please visit our Plans and Reports page.
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. HCD is committed to promoting fair housing and providing quality affordable homes in all neighborhoods. 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.