Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities

Policy and Public Affairs

Phone Number:
(512) 475-3976
(512) 469-9606


Mailing Address:
Policy and Public Affairs
P.O. Box 13941
Austin, TX 78711

Physical Address:
221 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701


The Division of Policy and Public Affairs is responsible for disseminating Department information to the general public, consumers of and advocates for affordable housing, TDHCA's business partners, and those in both state and federal government. It also serves as the primary liaison between TDHCA, industry stakeholders, advocacy groups and to the executive and legislative branches of state and Federal government. The division is separated into two sections:

The Legislative Affairs section is TDHCA's main link between the Department and the Office of the Governor, members of the Texas Legislature and Texas Congressional delegation, state and federal agencies, and housing and community service organizations throughout the state. It is responsible for assisting the Department's leadership in the development and implementation of policy related to legislative mandates.

The Communications and Marketing section is responsible for producing news releases and outreach and educational materials, responding to inquiries from the news media, TDHCAs social media activities and administering TDHCA's speaker's bureau.