Houston Housing Authority

David Northern, Executive Director
2640 Fountain View Drive
Houston, TX
(713) 260-0600
(713) 260-0805
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 3934
Vouchers 17610
Total Units 21544

Latest News

5.4.22 Members Making News
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month  8th Annual Housing Is Summit Focuses on Health and Housing It has been shown that housing instability has an impact on a range of health issues, including mental health. At the national level, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities has...
2.9.22 Members Making News
Three CLPHA member housing authorities have named new executive directors: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has appointed Adolfo Carrión Jr. to serve as commissioner of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Carrión Jr. is the CEO and founder of Metro Futures LLC, a real...
11.2.21 Members Making News
From AMTEX's press release: A ribbon-cutting ceremony was the highlight of a special event on Thursday, October 28, celebrating the recent opening of the AMTEX Green Oaks Apartments, a new 177-unit multifamily affordable housing community in northeast Houston. The celebration drew...
5.12.21 Members Making News
Congratulations to the four CLPHA members named to HUD’s second cohort of the Moving to Work (MTW) program expansion! The CLPHA members are:  Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (OH)  Housing Authority of the City of Asheville (NC)  Fort Wayne Housing...
5.12.21 Members Making News
Congratulations to the five CLPHA members that were each awarded $2.3 million HUD Jobs Plus Grants! The CLPHA members are:  Detroit Housing Commission (MI)  Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro (NC)  Wilmington Housing Authority (NC)...
1.13.21 Members Making News
Congratulations to the seven CLPHA member housing authorities from across the country that were recently awarded HUD Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grants! Funded through HUD's Choice Neighborhoods program, these grants will help local leaders craft comprehensive...
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...

Job Openings

Displaying 1 - 47 of 47 jobs
  GENERAL SUMMARY This is highly responsible, executive-level work serving as Senior Vice President assisting the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in directing all operations of the Houston Housing Authority. Under the supervision of the President & CEO, the Senior Vice...
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Posted on 3.22.22
Applications due by 4.15.22
  GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for 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 operations. The Housing Specialist may perform admissions, re-...
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Posted on 2.23.22
Applications due by 4.29.22
GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for supporting a variety of routine accounting functions such as calculating account balances, balancing accounts and reviewing aged trial balances for resident receivables. Reports to the Senior Budget & Financial Analyst.   PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.1.22
GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for the accounting and maintenance of the General Ledger and Financial Reporting activities. Reports to the Senior Accounting Supervisor of the General Ledger and Section 8.    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Bank reconciliation of all agency bank accounts with...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.1.22
GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for the accounting and maintenance of the General Ledger and Financial Reporting activities. Reports to the Senior Accounting Supervisor of the General Ledger and Section 8.   PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Bank reconciliation of all agency bank accounts with...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.31.22
GENERAL SUMMARY Under the general direction of the Procurement Manager and as an active partner with department project managers, oversee, monitor, and maintain the performance of contracts that involve the purchase or sale of goods or services such as equipment, materials, supplies, or products...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.25.22
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 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.28.22
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 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.1.22
GENERAL SUMMARY The primary purpose of this position is to provide overall direction and management of the Legal Department and to ensure that the Houston Housing Authority and its subsidiaries receive the highest standard of legal representation as to the Vice President & General Counsel...
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Posted on 1.25.22
GENERAL SUMMARY  The position is responsible for a wide range of inspection duties in support of the Housing Choice Voucher program operations. The Housing Inspector may perform regular inspections, special inspections, rent reasonableness determinations and market analyses. Reports to the...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.6.22
GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support services as required for the Legal Department. The employee works with highly confidential and specialized information and is required to maintain the confidentiality of that information. Reports to General Counsel...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.28.22
GENERAL SUMMARY The Moving to Work Program & Policy Coordinator ("MTW Coordinator") is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the Houston Housing Authority's ("HHA") Moving to Work program, including research, planning, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring activities; developing HHA...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.1.22
GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for supporting agency lawyers in various legal capacities, including helping to gather evidence for evictions, researching legal issues, assisting in the preparation of litigation documents, and maintaining and updating the law library.  Reports to General Counsel.  ...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.25.22
GENERAL SUMMARY Working collaboratively with the Houston Housing Authority (HHA) Real Estate and Investment Department, the Procurement Specialist is primarily responsible for coordinating, facilitating, and expediting capital fund and development-related procurements for the Houston Housing...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.31.22
GENERAL SUMMARY The Senior Policy Advisor oversees the Houston Housing Authority’s policy, compliance, and governmental affairs functions. Under the supervision of the Senior Vice President, the Senior Policy Advisor works with relevant internal and external stakeholders to guide, inform and...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.1.22
GENERAL SUMMARY The duties of the position include a wide range of activities in support of the administration of 3,700 Housing Choice Vouchers. The Team Leader is responsible for managing the daily activities of a group of 8 housing professionals including overall performance and compliance with...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.6.22
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...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.1.22
GENERAL SUMMARY The Vice President of Real Estate Investments & Development (REID) manages the REID Department of the Houston Housing Authority under the Senior Vice President (SVP) direction. The VP of REID shall be active in all affordable housing development and modernization phases,...
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Posted on 1.25.22
Applications due by 3.1.22
GENERAL SUMMARY The duties of the position include a wide range of activities in support of the administration of a 5,000 Voucher program. A person in this position will have overall responsibility for the performance and compliance with HUD rules of the entire program. Reports to the Assistant...
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Posted on 1.6.22
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 Senior Housing Specialist...
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Posted on 1.6.22
GENERAL SUMMARY The duties of this position include a wide range of activities related to determining and documenting participant eligibility, income, rent, contractual relationships with owners in support of the community’s HOME Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Program, interfacing with...
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Posted on 1.6.22
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 1.6.22
Applications due by 3.31.22
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 1.6.22
GENERAL SUMMARY The duties of the position include a wide range of activities in support of the administration of 3,700 Housing Choice Vouchers. The Assistant Supervisor is responsible for managing the daily activities of a group of 8 housing professionals including overall performance and...
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Posted on 6.21.21
Applications due by 8.20.21
GENERAL SUMMARY Responsible for developing and delivering a broad range of counseling and referral services to residents of all ages and conditions within the Houston Housing Authority (HHA) Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program. Performs a variety of tasks involving planning, implementing and...
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Posted on 6.21.21
Applications due by 8.20.21
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 6.21.21
Applications due by 7.31.21
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 Senior Housing Specialist...
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Posted on 6.21.21
Applications due by 8.20.21
GENERAL SUMMARY The duties of this position include a wide range of activities related to determining and documenting participant eligibility, income, rent, contractual relationships with owners in support of the community’s HOME Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Program, interfacing with...
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Posted on 6.21.21
Applications due by 8.20.21
GENERAL SUMMARY The duties of the position include a wide range of activities in support of the administration of 3,700 Housing Choice Vouchers. The Team Leader is responsible for managing the daily activities of a group of 8 housing professionals including overall performance and compliance with...
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Posted on 3.27.21
Applications due by 5.31.21
GENERAL SUMMARY  The position is responsible for a wide range of inspection duties in support of the Housing Choice Voucher program operations. The Housing Inspector may perform regular inspections, special inspections, rent reasonableness determinations and market analyses. Reports to the...
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Posted on 3.27.21
Applications due by 5.31.21
GENERAL SUMMARY The Market Analyst uses market research techniques to establish rental levels for assisted units in accordance with HUD and Houston Housing Authority guidelines.  Reports to the Inspections Manager. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Defines market research approach by...
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Posted on 3.27.21
Applications due by 5.31.21
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 Senior Housing Specialist...
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Posted on 3.27.21
Applications due by 3.31.21
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 3.15.21
Applications due by 5.31.21
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 2.5.21
Applications due by 3.5.21
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 1.4.21
Applications due by 2.28.21
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 12.2.20
Applications due by 12.31.20
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 11.19.20
Applications due by 1.15.21
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 10.27.20
Applications due by 12.31.20
RFP  20-52 Executive Search Firm The intent of  RFP 20-52 is to establish a fixed-price contract with an Executive Search Firm who can perform all the necessary steps to identify and recruit a diverse pool of candidates suitable for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of “...
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Posted on 10.20.20
Applications due by 11.4.20
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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