Harris County, as a recipient of federal funding, must administer its HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) in a manner that provides housing that is suitable from the standpoint of promoting greater choice of housing opportunities and facilitating and furthering full compliance with regulations established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the aforementioned programs.
The purpose of this document is to describe the Harris County Community Services Department's (HCCSD), the Harris County administrator of HUD entitlement funding, housing policy objectives, the range of activities available to advance these objectives, and the manner in which those activities will be designed, evaluated, and selected for funding. The overall goal to these guidelines and standards is to ensure the development of quality affordable housing and achieve compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and policy objectives.
Harris County Affordable Housing Standards
Harris County Minimum Property Standards