The Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department (ARA) provides a wide variety of administrative services to the City of Houston’s departments, such as 311 service request routing, payroll processing, asset disposition, citywide policy management, internal mail services, records management, and insurance risk management.

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ParkHouston wants to stop the city's free curbside parking after 6 p.m.

May 25, 2023 -- After-hours street parking in Houston may start to cost money after 6 p.m. as the result of a proposed ordinance change by the city's parking management division. ... Read More ...

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Houston city council approves new ordinance aimed to fight crime to 'create a more safe environment'

May 24, 2023 -- The city of Houston says it has a new crime-fighting tool thanks to an ordinance that cracks down on after-hours establishments where customers bring their own alcohol. ... Read More ...

Inhumane Conditions Story

Mayor's Strike Force Team helps Houston residents living in inhumane conditions

May 22, 2023 -- Rodents, roaches, and mold are just a few of the health hazards thousands of Houston residents report living in every day. What's being done to help? ... Read More ...


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