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The City of Houston will be using AlertHouston, the City's emergency notification system, to keep you informed about recovery in your neighborhood.

Flood Risk Reduction Programs for Eligible Homeowners

Federal grants can be used to fund the buyout, elevation or reconstruction of eligible residential properties. The City applies directly to the State for funding on the community’s behalf.

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Neighborhood Restoration Centers Open Across Houston

The City of Houston is working with area non-profit agencies to connect Harvey survivors with recovery resources.  As part of this effort, the City has opened  Neighborhood Restoration Centers across the area to assist affected residents.

 

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I Need Help

Were you affected? Are you looking for assistance and information about services available to you.  We have it here.

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I Want to Help

Are you part of a community organization or an individual who wants to help? Find out how you can be part of helping Houston recover.

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I Want to Donate

Following Harvey, there are a multitude of needs throughout the area.  The best way to help is to donate money and new goods to residents that have been affected

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Harvey by the Numbers

As Harvey ravaged the Houston area, City departments responded to help meet the needs of residents. As Houston recovers, the City is working to help get Houston back to business. Chart the response and recovery through interactive maps at houstonrecovers.org/numbers/

"Our city has experienced historic devastation with Hurricane Harvey, but it has also shown us the best in humanity. Throughout Houston's history, we have faced challenges, and built a city that is even better, and more resilient. This time is no different. Working together, neighbor helping neighbor, Houston will emerge better than it was before."

Mayor Sylvester Turner

Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston

City Updates

Chapter 19 - Chapter 19 includes the City of Houston’s Floodplain Ordinance. The City adopted amendments to Chapter 19 in April 2018. Chapter …
Design Standards (Chapter 9 & 13) - Design Standards (Chapter 9 & 13 of the Infrastructure Design Manual and the Building Code) impact detention, sheet flow and …
Houston Partners Announce the Launch of Post-Harvey Health Registry - Information Can Help to Identify Trends and Develop Plans to Reduce Risk in Storm Areas HOUSTON — Rice University, the …
Mayor & county judge: 4th round of flood relief grants is largest ever at $42.3 million - HOUSTON - The Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund is disbursing $42.3 million to 27 carefully vetted, local nonprofit organizations to provide additional aid …
City of Houston Opens Neighborhood Restoration Centers in Affected Neighborhoods - The City of Houston, along with local non-profit organization partners, opens twelve Neighborhood Restoration Centers in some of the neighborhoods …
City Council Authorizes Home Repair Program For Harvey Survivors - While the effects of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation continue to reverberate throughout the city, significant help is on the way for …
MAYOR AND COUNTY JUDGE ANNOUNCE $28.9 MILLION MORE IN AID AND SERVICES FOR FLOOD VICTIMS - HOUSTON - Mixing a sense of urgency with the need to be accountable and transparent to the public, the Hurricane Harvey …
Mayor Turner Announces Partnership with Workforce Solutions to put Houstonians to Work on Infrastructure Repairs - HOUSTON- Mayor Sylvester Turner and Mike Temple, executive director of Workforce Solutions-Gulf Coast, announced a major hiring initiative today that …
Getting Repair Permits from the Houston Permitting Center - The Houston Permitting Center would like to offer homeowners a few safety and repair tips for storm recovery (Repair Brochure: English | Español). AVOID SCAMS …
Local Relief Fund Announces First Grants for Services to Flood Victims - HOUSTON - The Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund today announced today its first round of grants totaling $7.55 million to 28 experienced, …

Partner Updates

Houston Partners Announce the Launch of Post-Harvey Health Registry - Information Can Help to Identify Trends and Develop Plans to Reduce Risk in Storm Areas HOUSTON — Rice University, the …
FEMA Media Release: Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Harris County - AUSTIN, Texas – Three State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers(DRCs) in the cities of Houston and Katy will close the …
Federal Recovery Locations Close Temporarily Due to Winter Weather -   AUSTIN, Texas – Due to severe winter weather all State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers, as well as U.S. Small Business …
Hotel Stays for Harvey Survivors Extended to Mar. 12, 2018 - AUSTIN, Texas – Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance (TSA) may receive an extension to stay temporarily in …
HUD and the State of Texas launch public awareness campaign to help struggling homeowners impacted by Hurricane Harvey - FHA programs intended to suspend foreclosures and give Texans time to recover WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and …
FEMA Fact Sheet: Immediate Disaster Case Management Available to Texas Hurricane Survivors - Survivors can receive free guidance from disaster case managers on how best to recover from Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath, …
SBA | Fact Sheet: Disaster Loans - TX_15274_Fact_Sheet_Amend_4 (Presidential)b
Getting Disaster Help From SBA - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW SBA offers federal low-interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, …
FEMA Asks Some Disaster Survivors to Update their FEMA Registration - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has asked those residents who initially filed their registrations with FEMA and indicated that …