- For other uses, see House.
In the Mirror Universe, Intendant Deanna Troi used her position as well as a large sum of Latinum to convince the Ruling Houses to appoint her Overseer in the Klingon-Cardassian Alliance. Her explanation stated that this would have allowed the Betazoid some level of power within the Alliance. (DS9 novel: Dark Passions)
- It's unknown whether the Ruling Houses exists in the standard universe.