Houston Housing Authority


Challenge Commitment
6Million Square Feet
Goals Progress
20%Reduction in Energy Intensity3%Cumulative (vs Baseline)

The Houston Housing Authority provides affordable homes and services to more than 58,000 low-income Houstonians, including over 17,000 families housed through the Housing Choice Voucher Program and another 5,700 living in 25 public housing and tax credit developments around the city. HHA also administers the nation's third largest voucher program exclusively serving homeless veterans.

Houston Housing Authority is committed to promoting sustainable communities. As a partner in the Better Buildings Challenge, HHA will aggressively incorporate green, renewable, and energy efficient technologies and practices at its properties throughout Houston. HHA will work to install renewable energy systems in its modernization projects and involve residents in its conservation efforts by educating residents on eco-friendly practices and promoting green initiatives at its communities. HHA is currently undergoing an energy audit for its public housing portfolio to assess utility and energy saving measures. The results of the audit, will determine the best practice to achieve the goal of 20% reduction in energy intensity by 2024.