Press Releases

Addition of four developments brings Harvey Multifamily Program total to 3,900 new homes

May 4, 2021

$100 million expansion of Harvey Multifamily Program will provide additional affordable homes to essential workers, seniors, and vulnerable Houstonians. The City of Houston Housing and Community Development (HCDD) is allocating $56 million to support four additional developments, creating nearly 450 new rental homes. These additions expand the Harvey Multifamily Program to over 3,900 new rental…

$11 million in federal disaster recovery funds allocated for new affordable apartment community in Houston Heights

April 5, 2021

The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) will provide $11 million to construct a new multifamily development in Houston Heights. On March 24, 2021, Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston City Council approved allocating federal funding for the new construction of Dian Street Villas, a mixed-income community of 108 rental homes located in…

City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) is announcing changes to Round 2 of its Harvey Multifamily Program

October 13, 2020

HOUSTON – The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) is announcing changes to Round 2 of its Harvey Multifamily Program, due to recent changes to housing tax credits allocated by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA). Two new developments have been approved, one development has been removed, and two…

The Harvey Recovery Small Rental Program Awards $20M to Nonprofit Housing Developers to Create Up to 14 Affordable Apartment Communities

September 30, 2020

HOUSTON – The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) will select up to 14 developments to receive funding as Round 1 of the Harvey Recovery Small Rental Program. This program creates and rehabilitates small (2-7 unit) rental communities and helps build capacity and experience for local nonprofit developers to help build Houston’s…

5 Additional Properties Added to Round 2 of the City’s Harvey Multifamily Program, Creating Another 700 Rental Units for Houstonians

June 30, 2020

HOUSTON – The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) will allocate an additional $54,560,000 to support five more proposals to bring over 700 new rental units to Houston. These awards join the 10 projects announced last week as the recipients of Round 2 of funding for the Harvey Multifamily Program. This program,…

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