QUALITY Planned Development — Since 1979

Leadership in Quality Growth
For Greater West Houston Since 1979

The West Houston Association has a 37 year history of bringing new ideas to Greater West Houston in infrastructure, public policies and planning. We are a 501c4 whose membership works for a better living and working environment for the 1.6 million residents and 600,000 employees in Greater West Houston. We are property owners, major employers and related community interests combined to advocate for improved mobility, better infrastructure and a sustainable, quality of living environment for the region.

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Upcoming Events

Texas Legislative Update

  On November 16th we welcome Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Dade Phelan to provide a Texas Legislative Update. The event will be moderated by WHA Board Member, Howard Cohen.     For questions regarding the event, please […]

Public Officials & Awards Reception

Each year, the West Houston Association hosts our Public Officials & Awards Reception serves to recognize public and elected officials, award winners, and projects that have made an impact in our region.   WHA Impact Award The IMPACT Award is […]

Flood Control Forum

Due to Houston’s flat terrain and coastal proximity, flooding continues to have tremendous and catastrophic impacts on our region. On August 10th, we are hosting our 8th Annual Flood Control Forum to discuss flood control project priorities, funding, and local […]

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Latest Articles

Mass Timber – A sustainable option for buildings

Mass Timber construction has a longstanding presence, yet it has often remained somewhat enigmatic. During my civil structural engineering studies, we received lectures on Mass Timber and its potential applications, but it was consistently presented as an unconventional choice. Nowadays, […]

100 Year vs 500 Year Storm Event Design Standard

It is anticipated that the MAAPNext preliminary data and FIRM maps will be issued by FEMA in early 2024. Following that release there will be a formal response/comment window on that data and maps. This will be followed by a […]

Flood Funding Forum – “Show me the Money”

On August 10th we held our annual flood control forum featuring a moderated discussion with Heather Lagrone, Senior Deputy Director over Disaster Recovery Programs at the Texas General Land Office and Tina Petersen, Executive Director of the Harris County Flood […]

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