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City of Houston Housing and Community Developement Department

The City of Houston Housing and Commnity Development Department is dedicated to providing the guidance and financing necessary to make quality, affordable housing happen in Houston.  The Departmnet is the City's leader on community development issues with the goal of improving Houston's neighborhoods and the lives of the citizens that call them home.


Marc Eichenbaum
Phone: 713-865-4557

Houston Celebrates National Homeownership Month with a Parade of Affordable Homes

Houston, TX - June 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- National Homeownership Month is observed each June to highlight the vital role homeownership plays in improving lives, creating economic opportunities and strengthening America's neighborhoods.

Houston Celebrates National Community Development Week

Houston, TX - April 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Every year, Houston receives more than $35 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, as well as millions of dollars from other Federal funding sources to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods across the City. These funds are made available by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and support an array of vital activities and projects benefiting thousands of Houstonians. Activities include the development of community centers, health clinics, schools, parks and multi-family housing, as well as providing home repairs for the elderly and down payment assistance to help families achieve the American dream. In addition, funding is used to provide crucial social services to countless community organizations serving the homeless, at-risk youth, seniors and persons with disabilities



How to Prevent Accidents and Injuries at the Workplace

According to a study published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry in the past year.