"This House" is the second single from Tracie Spencer's second album, Make the Difference. Released on the Capitol Records label, the single was released on November 7, 1990. It was written and produced by Matt Sherrod, Paul Sherrod and Sir Spence. Additional production was done by Justin Strauss for Just Right Productions. The song was mastered by Eddy Schreyer at Future Disc. The theme touches upon the issue of poverty and giving to one another.
The single was also given a 12"/maxi-single release including a vocal mix, 7" mix, and ambient dub by Justin Strauss and a LP version, radio edit, and instrumental version mix by Matt and Paul Sherrod.
"This House" was Spencer's second consecutive top ten hit on Billboard magazine's Hot R&B Singles chart, where it peaked at number seven (as did the previous single, "Save Your Love"). It was her most successful single on the pop chart, reaching number three on the Billboard Hot 100.