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City Housing Department Ramps up to Deliver on Harvey Recovery

March 14, 2018

Houston – The city’s Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) added five disaster recovery, affordable housing and finance experts to its already disaster-seasoned staff. Together the team will focus on meeting the extensive short-term housing needs of Hurricane Harvey survivors and preparing for the long-term federal disaster recovery funds expected to be available to Houston…

City Council Authorizes Home Repair Program For Harvey Survivors

December 13, 2017

Houston – While the effects of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation continue to reverberate throughout the city, significant help is on the way for residents who have been approved for FEMA assistance. City Council today accepted an allocation of up to $424.5 million in FEMA funds for direct housing assistance and approved an interlocal agreement with the…

George R. Brown Convention Center Red Cross Shelter Closed as of Monday, September 18, 2017

September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 — Approximately 900 residents of the Red Cross shelter at the George R. Brown (GRB) Convention Center have been safely rehoused, concluding the disaster shelter operations at the convention center and initiating a longer-range plan to provide permanent homes for the shelter residents. At its peak, the convention center was home to…

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