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


Featured Publications

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.

Where am I map thumbnail

“Where am I?”

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Social Vunerability Index

“Social Vunerability Index”

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Super Neighborhood

“What is my Super Neighborhood?”

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Complete Community

“What is my Complete Community?”

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Council District Map

“What is my Council District?”

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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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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

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 HCDD 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
What if we spent billions to improve access instead of gridlock? Andy Olin Kinder Institute for Urban Research View
These Are The Best Free Open Data Sources Anyone Can Use Hiren Patel Free Code Camp View
Net-zero energy homes have arrived — and are shaking up the US housing market Noah Higgins-Dunn CNBC View
Houston Real Estate 2020 Forecast Page Martin Houston Properties View
We shouldn’t let this disaster go to waste Nate Cherry Kinder Institute for Urban Research View
Guide to New Construction Residential Condos in Houston Paige Martin Houston Properties View
Commercial real estate in Houston seen struggling for months to come Katherine Feser and R.A. Schuetz Houston Chronicle 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.

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