Office of Business Opportunity
The Office of Business Opportunity produces various reports throughout the year to track the progress of the City’s MWSDBE program and the Hire Houston First program. In addition, special reports such as the Construction Industry Disparity Study Report and Recommendations will be posted on this page.
The OBO produces annual and bi-monthly Small, Minority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Utilization Reports which reflect the dollars awarded to MWSDBEs on City of Houston contracts and non-contract agreements. The Utilization Reports assists City of Houston departments which tracking the progress of the percentage of MWSDBEs utilized on each of their contracts and non-contracts based on the goals set by City Council. MWSDBE utilization is detailed by gender and ethnicity and broken down by department.
Links below go to .pdf files, unless otherwise indicated.
MWSBE Awards Reports
- FY2020 MWSBE Awards Report July 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019 (first half)
- FY2019 July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 (Annual Report)
- FY2018 July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 (Annual Report)
- FY2017 July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 (Annual Report)
- FY2016 July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016, (Annual Report)
- FY2015 July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015 (Annual Report)
- FY2014 July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014 (Annual Report)
- FY2013 July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013 (Annual Report)
- FY 2012 July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012 (Annual Report)
- FY 2011 July 1, 2010 –June 30, 2011 (Annual Report)
Hire Houston First Reports
The Hire Houston First (HHF) program was implemented in October 2011 as defined by the Hire Houston First Ordinance, Chapter 15, Article XI. The HHF Progress Report was developed to assist in tracking the implementation, effectiveness and results of the HHF program.
- FY2019 Annual - Hire Houston First Annual Progress Report, July 2018 to June 2019 (published April 27, 2020)
- FY2018 Annual - Hire Houston First Annual Progress Report, July 2017 to June 2018 (updated January 2020)
- FY2017 Annual - Hire Houston First Annual Progress Report, July 2016 to June 2017
- FY2016 Annual - Hire Houston First Annual Progress Report, July 2015 to June 2016
- Hire Houston First, Annual Progress Report, July 2014 to June 2015
- Hire Houston First Annual Progress Report, July 2013 to June 2014
Pay or Play Reports