The Board is comprised of 10 Officers, 20 Directors, and the Immediate Past President.
Established in 1976, the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (TXNAHRO) is a long-standing advocate of affordable housing in Texas.
- Texas has 431 Public Housing Agencies, more than any other State in the nation and 68 Community Development Agencies.
- Texas Public Housing Agencies combined provide affordable housing to ½ million persons.
- Texas Public Housing Agencies collectively serve 161,211 families through the Public Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher programs (serving 66,222 and 94,989 families, respectively).
- Texas receives over $1.1 billion in housing and community development funds annually.
The purpose of the Texas Chapter of NAHRO is to serve its membership engaged in providing persons of low and moderate income with the opportunity to live in adequate and safe housing and improving the quality of life for all within a community through development, redevelopment, conservation and rehabilitation activities. The Texas NAHRO Chapter actively works:
- To develop and improve professional standards and practices in the administration of housing, community and economic development;
- To serve as a forum for the exchange of knowledge, ideas and experience;
- To further develop professional skills through meetings, training, seminars and education programs.
- To facilitate effective relationships among all levels of government in the development and implementation of housing, community and economic development programs and responsibilities.
- To cooperate and collaborate with other agencies, associations and groups, both public and private, having similar or related purposes.
- To provide safe, decent, and affordable housing to individuals and families with low- to moderate-incomes using low income housing tax credits, tax exempt financing, and other methods of financing.
- To provide financial support, credit, funds, capital, gifts, and all other lawful forms of financial and other assistance to individuals and organizations for the development, acquisition, rehabilitation, and preservation of decent and affordable housing for low- to moderate-income individuals and families.
- To promote and facilitate public and private financing in affordable housing and in the development and modernization of Public Housing that creates mixed income communities and mitigates the concentration of low-income residents.
- To provide capacity building assistance, including but not limited to administrative, technical, programmatic, planning, operational, financial, resource development, and management, to assist the members in enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations and their ability to serve the housing and community development and other needs of their communities.
- To develop and maintain an effective communications program, including electronic communications.