Press Releases

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

September 10, 2019

Houston homeowners have until Dec. 31, 2019 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…

News Release | An Additional 400+ Affordable Rental Homes to be Funded with Harvey Recovery Funds

July 2, 2019

Following last week’s announcement of a $52 million investment in federal Harvey Recovery Program funds towards the development of affordable rental homes, the Housing and Community Development Department has announced five additional awards. The five new developments will yield more than 400 additional affordable rental homes. The developments will be funded through leveraging 4% Housing…

News Release | 600+ New Affordable Rental Homes in Houston To Be Funded with Harvey Recovery Funds

June 19, 2019

Houston, TX – The City of Houston will invest more than $52 million in federal Harvey Recovery Program funds toward developing 624 affordable rental homes, the Housing and Community Development Department announced today. Six developers have been selected for the first round of funding under the Harvey Recovery Program, with another $40 million in recommended…

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