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Welcome to the City of Houston’s Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) Website. HCDD’s primary objective is to provide decent housing, create a suitable living environment and expand economic opportunities, principally for low and moderate income persons. HCDD manages and administers both federal and non-federal funds that are earmarked for the development of viable urban communities. Under the leadership of Director Neal Rackleff, HCDD will continue to provide effective and efficient customer service through its product lines. These products lines are, (1) single family housing down payment assistance, (2) single family home repair assistance (3)commercial (multi and single family housing development), (4) municipal/private public facilities and (5) public services (including HOPWA Services). Please click on the Product Lines Buttons below to obtain additional product information.