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Houston Housing Authority Overview

Houston, TX
201 to 500 employees
1938
Government
State & Regional Agencies
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The Houston Housing Authority (HHA) is a public housing agency and unit of government, affiliated and performing essential governmental functions of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The agency operates and manages its housing developments to provide ... Read more

Mission: To improve lives by providing quality, affordable housing options and promoting education and economic self-sufficiency.

The Houston Housing Authority provides affordable homes and services to more than 58,000 low-income Houstonians, including over ... Read more

Houston Housing Authority Reviews

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Houston Housing Authority President & CEO Tory Gunsolley
Tory Gunsolley
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    Current Employee - Housing Specialist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Housing Specialist in Houston, TX
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    I have been working at Houston Housing Authority full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, love helping others

    Cons

    Lack of training, low salary, poor relationships among coworkers

    Advice to Management

    Work with employs when leading the job, pay better

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Houston Housing Authority Photos

Houston Housing Authority photo of: Main Office - Houston Housing Authority
Houston Housing Authority photo of: HHA staff & Houston-area community partners at September 2015 opening of Jobs PLUS Program at Cuney Homes property
Houston Housing Authority photo of: HHA staff volunteering at Connect4Literacy's "Read Across the Globe" project.
Houston Housing Authority photo of: New home ribbon-cutting for HHA staff member Ed Washington, sponsored by Houston Habitat for Humanity.
Houston Housing Authority photo of: Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee at Kelly Village Park with residents and HHA leadership.
Houston Housing Authority photo of: Keep Houston Beautiful works with volunteers & residents @ Historic Oaks of Allen Parkway Village property
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Houston Housing Authority Interviews

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    Housing Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Houston Housing Authority (Houston, TX) in November 2016.

    Interview

    The interview process was lengthy and the assessments were a bit much. The management team would be running late for the interviews. Overall it was a good interviewing process.

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Houston Housing Authority Awards & Accolades

  • National Award of Merit - Affordable Housing, National Association of Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), 2017
  • National Award of Merit - Administrative Innovation, National Association of Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), 2017
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