Access to decent affordable housing is a fundamental human need. Maintaining an adequate supply of housing is also an important component of a community's economic vitality and overall quality of life.
The Fair Housing Equity Assessment (FHEA) identifies baseline conditions for fair housing, equity, and opportunity across the Houston-Galveston region.
The Back Home Rapid Housing Recovery Pilot Program was created after Hurricane Ike to explore solutions to rapidly provide permanent housing after a disaster to speed up the return of residents to their communities.
This plan was created by the Natural Disaster Housing Reconstruction Advisory Committee after Hurricane Ike to evaluate the following:
The plan provides recommendations for the rapid and efficient large-scale production of temporary and permanent replacement housing following a natural disaster.
There are a variety of housing assistance programs available in the H-GAC region. With funding assistance from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, H-GAC prepared a comprehensive guide to these housing assistance programs.
The National Fair Housing Act, as amended, prohibits discrimination in housing and declares it a national policy to provide, within constitutional limits, for fair housing within the United States.