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 for Disaster Recovery: Hurricane Harvey – Round 1 as a substantial amendment. This local action plan is prescribed by the GLO and includes a a local needs assessment , programs and budget, and expenditure timelines for the City’s expected allocation of CDBG–DR funds.
The draft local action plan is available for review and public comment from Thursday, June 7, 2018 until Thursday, June 21, 2018. Public comments may be submitted by email to: Fatima.Wajahat@houstontx.gov or by mail: HCDD, ATTN: Fatima Wajahat, 601 Sawyer, Suite 400, Houston, TX 77007. View the draft plan:
- HCDD website – http://houstontx.gov/housing
- Main Public Library – 500 McKinney, 77002
- HCDD Office – 601 Sawyer, Suite 400, 77007 (copies may be obtained at this location upon request).
To learn more about CDBG-DR and upcoming events related to disaster recovery, please call 832.394.6200 or visit www.houstontx.gov/housing. An online survey asking about your disaster recovery needs and priorities is available at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/HoustonHarveyRecovery.
For specific questions or concerns about fair housing or landlord/tenant relations, please contact HCDD at (832) 394-6300 and choose the option for Fair Housing.