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5 Additional Properties Added to Round 2 of the City’s Harvey Multifamily Program, Creating Another 700 Rental Units for Houstonians

June 30, 2020

HOUSTON – The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) will allocate an additional $54,560,000 to support five more proposals to bring over 700 new rental units to Houston. These awards join the 10 projects announced last week as the recipients of Round 2 of funding for the Harvey Multifamily Program. This program,…

Round 2 of the City’s Harvey Multifamily Program includes $120 million of investment that will create an additional 1,221 apartments

June 22, 2020

HOUSTON – The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department is awarding $119,800,000 towards 10 proposals to bring more affordable rental homes to Houston. The Harvey Multifamily Program, funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, seeks to replace or renovate rental homes lost or damaged during Hurricane Harvey.…

Deadline Approaching for Harvey Repairs That Could Be Eligible for Government Reimbursement

September 10, 2019

Houston homeowners have until Dec. 31, 2020 to make home repairs that could be eligible for reimbursement under the federal Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program (HoAP). The deadline is set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The deadline is for the actual repairs to be completed; homeowners can still apply for reimbursement after…

City of Houston selects 4 more developments that create affordable apartments with federal funds for Harvey recovery

September 4, 2019

Round 1 of the City’s Harvey Multifamily Program includes $163 million of investment that will create 1,604 apartments Houston will soon have many more affordable, resilient apartments for renters. The City of Houston’s Housing and Community Development Department today announced four additional awards for its first round of funding for the Harvey Multifamily Program. This…

Update on City’s Federally Funded Housing Recovery Program – August 2019

August 30, 2019

Houston – As we mark the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the City of Houston’s federally-funded housing recovery program is making progress. “Harvey was a devastating storm, with far-reaching impacts on the city’s housing stock, for both homeowners and renters,” said Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. “My promise at the start of this recovery is that…

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