The Housing Resource & Data Center is a hub for policy research and data visualization on topics related to housing and community development.


Interactive Maps

Data Sources

Houston Data Sources

Interactive Maps

These maps are updated quarterly and reflect the current status of Houston. You can search your address or by zipcode to learn more about your community.

Complete Community

“What is my Complete Community?”

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Super Neighborhood

“What is my Super Neighborhood?”

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Council District Map

“What is my Council District?”

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Where am I map thumbnail

“Where am I?”

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Complete Communities for the City of Houston

“Complete Communities for the City of Houston Dashboard”

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Flood Hazard map

“Houston Flood Hazard”

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Rental Assistance

“Rental Assistance”

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Low to Moderate Income Area Calculator

“Low to Moderate Income Area Calculator”

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Social Vunerability Index

“Social Vunerability Index”

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Houston Data Sources

The resources listed provide research and available data from research and government organizations.

Downloadable Data Sets

The following datasets can be downloaded and manipulated.

U.S. Census Data

  • U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) - User Datasets

Featured Publications

Research Reports

Research centers often publish reports to the public. These reports are excellent resources for graphics and accessible analysis of issues in housing and community development.

Report Title Institution Date View
Displaced in the Sun Belt Future of Land and Housing February 2, 2021 View
Creating Geospatial Data and Analytics for Disaster Recovery Planning HCD GIS Studio July 13-16, 2020 View
The 2019 Kinder Houston Area Survey: Tracking Responses to the Economic and Demographic Transformations of 38 Years of Houston Surveys Kinder Institute for Urban Research May, 2019 View
Houston Area Economic Summary (2019) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics October 2, 2019 View
Houston-Galveston Area Council Fair Housing Equity Assessment Houston-Galveston Area Council View
Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis – Houston, TX U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development April 1, 2018 View
Where Families with Children Use Housing Vouchers Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Poverty & Race Research Action Council January 3, 2019 View
Commercial Corridor Analysis Houston Reinvestment Fund June, 2017 View
Market Value Analysis Houston Reinvestment Fund April, 2017 View
Neighborhood Gentrification Across Harris County: 1990-2016 Kinder Institute for Urban Research View
Equity Profile of the Houston-Galveston Region PolicyLink June, 2013 View


Newspapers and magazines regularly publish articles that highlight our work or the work of similar organizations. They can provide great insights on housing issues in Houston.

Article Title Article Authors Publication View
East End affordable housing project receives approval from Houston city council Jasper Scherer Houston Chronicle View
Houston City Council approves slate of potential affordable housing developments Emma Whalen Community Impact Newspaper View
Exploring the Legacy of Redlining in Houston Understanding Houston View
Five Examples of How Federal Agencies Use Big Data Josh Helms IBM Center for The Business of Government View
We shouldn’t let this disaster go to waste Nate Cherry Kinder Institute for Urban Research View
Houston Real Estate Market: Prices | Trends | Forecast 2021 Marco Santarelli Norada Real Estate Investments View

For more information and further reading, please contact Dr. Alfred Henson at 832-394-6175 or Alfred.henson@houstontx.gov or Shelby Duncan at Shelby.duncan@houstontx.gov.