“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


Report To Citizens

Report to Citizens

Fiscal Year 2016

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

2017 Black History Month Program

Photo Gallery

Black History Month 2017 Program

The Controller’s Office hosted its 8th Annual Black History Month Program on February 23, 2016. The program featured a panel conversation that recognized the countless contributions that the African-American community has made on the City of Houston. More ...