“Welcome to the Office of the Houston City Controller! We hope that this website serves as a valuable resource as you look to learn about our office, its work, and my role as your elected City Controller!”

- Houston City Controller Chris B. Brown


Bank on Houston

Bank on Houston

Bank Accounts and Resources

Audit Division Graphic

Audit Division

Internal Audit Functions, Etc.

City Hall

Investor Relations

Reports, Transactions, Summaries

Vendor Liaison

Receive City Payments by Means of Direct Deposit

While the City of Houston Controller’s Office encourages you to save paper and get paid more efficiently, this direct deposit program does not apply to individuals receiving one-time payments such as water deposit or municipal courts refunds.

Fraud, Waste, Abuse

Saving Taxpayer Dollars

The Controller's Office is committed to eliminating fraud, waste and abuse in City government, therefore helping save tax payer dollars. This page is designed for reporting fraud, waste, and abuse cases allegedly committed against the City.

Controller's Press Releases

Controller's Office Seal
March 23

$557M Public Improvement Bond Deal Yields $49M Savings

Houston City Controller Chris Brown announced that a March 22 bond refinancing of $506.7 million of the City’s Public Improvement bonds will generate approximately $49.1 million Net Present Value savings.

Event Spotlight

US-Russian Chamber of Commerce

OTC Reception

US-Russian Chamber of Commerce

US-Russian Chamber of Commerce provided Controller Brown the opportunity to welcome OTC attendees to their 7th Annual Reception Honoring Delegations from Russia and Kazakhstan, April 26, 2016.