Finance Department

Liens Contact Information


Contact Information Outside of the Finance Department:


Nuisance Abatement Liens

To speak to someone at the City regarding Nuisance Abatement Liens, please review the following contacts for the correct person:

For Liens and Releases: Atisha Menyweather (832)394-0650
For Orders (OBO, BSC, etc.): Mattie Terrell (832)394-0655
Fax requests to (713)576-1396.

Additional information concerning specific abatement liens or the status of Orders of Building Official should be directed to Neighborhood Protection CORP (NPC) of the Houston Police Department at (713)218-5500.NPC offices are located at 2636 South Loop- West.

Requests for a payoff quote on a City of Houston Nuisance Abatement lien should be made to the Law Firm contracted by the City, Linebarger, Goggan, Blair and Sampson, L.L.P. A customer service representative can be reached at (713)844-3573. Their Office is located Downtown at 1301 Travis (between Clay and Polk).

Housing Grant Liens

Housing grant liens are handled by the Housing and Community Development Department. To request payoff quotes or ask other questions call (713)868-8300

Wastewater and Water Main Connection Liens

For information on payoffs or other related questions contact Ms. Ashcroft in the Public Utilities Division of Public Works and Engineering at (713)371-1042.


Finance Department Liens


Street Paving, Water/Sewer Connections and Lamar Terrace I

Requests for Street Paving, Water/Sewer Connections and Lamar Terrace I lien types should be sent to the Finance Department by fax at (713)837-9556. If you need an official City of Houston lien pay-off request form, please call our liens phone number, which is (713)837-9832.