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 ...

Some Can't Find New Homes as Demolition of Public Housing Nears

D.N. Leathers Public Housing Complex resident Jasmine Mosley holds her son De' Monei Traylor, 2 in their apartment on September 8, 2016
D.N. Leathers Public Housing Complex resident Jasmine Mosley holds her son De' Monei Traylor, 2 in their apartment on September 8, 2016

With demolition set for late this year to make way for a new bridge, tenants of the D.N. Leathers housing project in Corpus Christi have until Oct. 31 to find new homes. Many are having trouble, and say they aren't getting enough help.

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.

New Rules Could Mean Less Affordable Housing

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.

Preparing for the Worst

While Texas' coastal residents know that a potential disaster is just a hurricane away, a federal grant could help the state do a better job to stave off the devastation. David Martin Davies of Texas Public Radio has this report.