Monthly Archives: April 2016

Home Elevation Grant Opportunity Announcement

The City of Houston, in partnership with the Texas Water Development Board, will submit a grant application on behalf of interested homeowners to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Grant. This grant will request funds for Elevation of Existing Homes damaged during the 2015 and 2016 flooding events.

Who is Eligible?

Only Homeowners who have flood insurance. The flood insurance must be from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and be effective at the time of the grant application.

How can this grant help me to avoid flood damage in the future?

If awarded, this grant will pay...

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President Declares Major Disaster for Texas

WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of April 17-24, 2016. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Fayette, Grimes, Harris, and Parker counties. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster. ...
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Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee — Monday, May 2 (RESCHEDULED)

The postponed April 18th Transportation, Technology, and Infrastructure (TTI) Council Committee meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, May 2 at 10:00 a.m., City Hall Council Chambers. A revised agenda will be posted next week. For more information contact: Donald R. Perkins, Chief of Staff Office of Council Member Larry V. Green, Esq. Council District K P.O. Box 1562 Houston, TX 77251-1562 832-393-3016 (office) donald.perkins@houstontx.gov...
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