Council Member Dave Martin would like to make residents aware that the City of Houston has launched its Homeowner Assistance Program. Here are details.
$1.17 Billion Available through Five Programs
The City of Houston has received $1.17 billion for housing recovery through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the State of Texas General Land Office. The recovery funds will be used five ways:
- Reimbursement for completed repairs
- Homeowner-managed rehabilitation
- City-managed rehabilitation and reconstruction
- Interim mortgage assistance.
Available to Homeowners of All Income Levels
Priority will be given to low and moderate income homeowners. However, assistance is available to homeowners of all income levels.
Start With Online Survey
Start the application process by taking this Harvey Recovery Survey. It will help direct you to the appropriate recovery program and help the City prioritize those with urgent needs. You need nbo documentation to take the survey. t takes less than 15 minutes to complete.
Other Options to Apply
Those not comfortable with online surveys have several other options:
- Call 832-393-0550 (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
- Or visit one of the mobile centers when it visits the Kingwood Community Center at 4102 Rustic Woods, Kingwood, TX 77345: Saturday, February 23, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or Wednesday, February 27, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The nearest permanent Housing Recovery Center is at 9551 N. Wayside, Houston, Texas 77028. It is open Monday and Tuesday, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. The center is closed on Sundays.
Followup and For More Information
An Intake Specialist will contact you after you complete the Survey regarding next steps. For more information, please contact the Houston Recovery Center by calling 832-393-0550.
Posted by Bob Rehak on February 19, 2019
539 Days after Hurricane Harvey