Houston Housing Authority

Mark Thiele, Interim President & CEO
2640 Fountain View Drive
Houston, TX
(713) 260-0600
(713) 260-0805

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 3934
Vouchers 17610
Total Units 21544

Latest News

1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
5.21.19 CLPHA Member Update, CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.   Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Legislation to...
5.21.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Policy
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.   Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Legislation to...
5.2.19 Members Making News, Innovations
Aligning health and housing systems to improve community health While social and economic determinants have a large impact on the health and well-being of families and individuals, the health care system has traditionally been disconnected from the human services systems designed to meet those...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members  who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who  connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
11.29.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants, Announcements
On November 21, HUD announced awards for the Family Unification Program (FUP), a partnership between PHAs and child welfare agencies that provides housing assistance to foster youth at risk of homelessness and families whose lack of housing is a reason for their child’s foster care...
6.13.18 Members Making News
The Houston Housing Authority has opened Independence Heights Apartments, the housing authority's first new housing development in a decade. Independence Heights will provide 154 mixed income units, with some units set aside for elderly, disabled, and veteran residents.

Job Openings

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GENERAL SUMMARY The duties of this position include a wide range of activities related to determining and documenting participant eligibility, income, rent and contractual relationships with owners in support of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) operations. The Housing Specialist may...
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Posted on 9.24.20
GENERAL SUMMARY Directs a small group of Development/Real Estate Investments & Development (REID) team members regarding the development and modernization of all housing for the Houston Housing Authority dwelling units. Oversees all capital improvement programs, Capital Funds Program (CFP),...
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Posted on 7.6.20
Applications due by 8.15.20
The duties of this position include a wide range of activities related to determining and documenting participant eligibility, income, rent and contractual relationships with owners in support of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) operations. The Housing Specialist may perform admissions, re...
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Posted on 6.12.20
GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for providing high quality customer service in the Houston Housing Authority’s Call Center by receiving incoming calls, answering questions, solving problems, and providing program information to clients. Reports to the Call Center Manager.    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND...
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Posted on 5.22.20
The duties of this position include a wide range of activities related to determining and documenting participant eligibility, income, rent and contractual relationships with owners in support of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) operations. The Housing Specialist may perform admissions, re...
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Posted on 5.22.20
GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for maintaining, monitoring and coordinating utilization of the Houston Housing Authority’s computer resources. Reports to the Director of Information Technology. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Install and configure various applications on computers as required...
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Posted on 5.22.20
GENERAL SUMMARY This position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day performance of the Housing Authority’s asset management properties (AMPs); performing all phases of real estate management; developing and implementing special programs and projects for the Houston Housing Authority.  The...
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Posted on 5.20.20
Applications due by 9.30.20
GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for inspecting the progress of new or modernization construction projects for the Houston Housing Authority, and ensuring conformance to building codes and ordinances and approved plans, specifications, and standards. Reports to the Vice President of Real Estate...
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Posted on 5.20.20
Applications due by 9.30.20

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