Doing Business with HHA

Thank you for your interest in doing business with the Houston Housing Authority. The Purchasing Department is responsible for procuring a wide range of goods and services. Our regular business hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except for agency holidays. Please click here to download the Procurement Policy. You can access open bids by visiting the Current Bids page on our website or by visiting the Electronic State Business Daily website.  

The Houston Housing Authority procures goods and services through the following processes:

Competitive Solicitations

Competitive procurement is conducted for purchases exceeding $50,000 by either sealed bidding or competitive proposals. Formal copies of solicitations may be requested by calling 713.260.0554 or by writing or visiting the Purchasing Department at the address below:

Houston Housing Authority
2640 Fountain View Dr., Suite 408
Houston, TX 77057


Most construction contracts are awarded using sealed bidding. All construction bids exceeding $25,000 must be accompanied by a bid guarantee, (bid bond) which shall not be less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid. The successful bidder prior to execution of any contract shall also submit a performance bond and payment bond of 100% of the contract price.

Small Purchases

Three quotes shall be solicited for purchases in excess of $2,000. Quotes may be verbal or written and may be received by telephone, fax or e-mail. For purchases up to $2,000, buyers may procure the supplies or services from a single vendor.


Open Invitation for Bids (IFBs) and Request for Proposals (RFPs) are advertised in the Bids and Proposals section of the Houston Chronicle, La Voz, the Houston Press, and the Houston Business Journal.