Houston, TX – $400 million dollars of HUD funding is available to help Houston homeowners that are still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. The help is available through the City of Houston’s Homeowner Assistance Program (HAP).

WHAT IS HAP?

HAP helps homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey repair and rebuild their homes. The housing program is administered by the GLO and provides homeowner assistance through:

  • Repairing and rehabilitating homes
  • Reconstruction
  • Improving a damaged home so that it is stronger against natural disasters
  • Elevating homes above flood level
  • Temporary relocation assistance

HAVE A QUESTION?

Contact the Texas General Land Office via email at cdr@recovery.texas.gov – please include your full name, address, and county.

Recovery Hotline:
1.844.893.8937 (Toll Free)
512.475.5000

Phone Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WHO CAN QUALIFY?

Homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey who live in one of the eligible counties. Please note the City of Houston and Harris County are administering their own recovery programs.

An application must be submitted along with required documents for consideration. The program is first-come, first serve and only available for a main home (primary residence).

HOW CAN I APPEAL A DENIAL DECISION?

To appeal your denial letter, you must first appeal with your regional applicant coordinator. If you receive a second denial, you may appeal directly to the GLO for a final decision. To learn more about the appeals process, please review the following document: Know Before You Appeal