Tribpedia: Housing And Community Affairs

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) is the state agency responsible for affordable housing, community development and community assistance programs. It also regulates the state's manufactured housing industry. It was established in 1991.

TDHCA administers funds in excess of $500 million each year. The majority of the funds come from mortgage revenue bond financing, home refinancing ...

Robert Johnson (far left), Larry Williams (second from left), and DeNarious Scales (far right) play dominoes outside the White Rock Lake Townhomes on Thursday, April 26, 2012, in Dallas, Tx.
Robert Johnson (far left), Larry Williams (second from left), and DeNarious Scales (far right) play dominoes outside the White Rock Lake Townhomes on Thursday, April 26, 2012, in Dallas, Tx.

With New Rules, Housing Board Loses Power

Housing reforms quietly approved by Gov. Rick Perry late last year were intended to address concerns over fairness and transparency. But the unintended consequences could mean fewer affordable housing developments.

"Forward Commitment" Low-Income Housing Map

Use our interactive map to view the roughly 70 low-income housing projects that bypassed the state's point system and got board-approved for coveted tax credit subsidies over the last decade — subsidies worth a combined $660 million.