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Additional $99,923,703 in CDBG-DR funds for long-term housing recovery from Hurricane Harvey

The City of Houston (City) will receive an additional $99,923,703 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds for assisting in long-term housing recovery from Hurricane Harvey. To receive this funding, the City must update portions of the Texas General Land Office’s (GLO) State of Texas Plan for Disaster Recovery: Hurricane Harvey – Round…

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Harvey Single-Family Development (HSFD) Guidelines

Draft Guidelines for Proposed Programs: Hurricane Harvey The City of Houston will receive $1,175,954,338 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds for assisting in long-term housing recovery from Hurricane Harvey. To receive this funding, the City must submit guidelines to the Texas General Land Office for approval. Click here to view the draft guidelines about…

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Disaster Recovery Public Services Program Guidelines

Draft Guidelines for Proposed Programs: Hurricane Harvey The City of Houston will receive $1,175,954,338 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds for assisting in long-term housing recovery from Hurricane Harvey. To receive this funding, the City must submit guidelines to the Texas General Land Office for approval. Click here to view the draft guidelines about…

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Harvey Homebuyer Assistance Program (HBAP) Guidelines

Draft Guidelines for Proposed Programs: Hurricane Harvey The City of Houston will receive $1,175,954,338 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds for assisting in long-term housing recovery from Hurricane Harvey. To receive this funding, the City must submit guidelines to the Texas General Land Office for approval. Click here to view the draft guidelines about…

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Top 5 Languages Spoken in Houston

Whenever we design programs, we have to keep in mind the language abilities of people who need help. The American Community Survey makes estimates of languages spoken at home for Houston: Top 5 Languages Spoken in Houston Source: 2015 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates (Language Spoken at Home for the Population 5 years and Over)

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Disaster Recovery (DR-17) Multifamily Rental Program Guidelines

Draft Guidelines for Proposed Programs: Hurricane Harvey The City of Houston will receive $1,175,954,338 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds for assisting in long-term housing recovery from Hurricane Harvey. To receive this funding, the City must submit guidelines to the Texas General Land Office for approval. Click here to view the draft guidelines about…

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Updated Draft Guidelines Expand Program Eligibility for Housing Relief for Harvey Victims

HOUSTON —The City of Houston is proposing to expand eligibility for Hurricane Harvey victims to receive federal funds for housing repairs. The City’s programs for long-term housing recovery from previous disasters have only been available to households below 120% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Recognizing that some of the worst flooding from Harvey occurred in…

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Homeowner Assistance Program and Harvey Recovery Small Rental Program Guidelines

Draft Guidelines for Proposed Programs: Hurricane Harvey The City of Houston will receive $1,175,954,338 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds for assisting in long-term housing recovery from Hurricane Harvey. To receive this funding, the City must submit guidelines to the Texas General Land Office for approval. HoAP and HRSR Guidelines: Click here to view…

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Houston Local Action Plan DR 17

The City of Houston (City) will receive $1,155,119,250 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds for assisting in long-term housing recovery from Hurricane Harvey. To receive this funding, the City must submit a local action plan to the Texas General Land Office (GLO), which will be incorporated into the State of Texas Plan…

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