The House Repair Program will help in the repair of houses harmed in the 2015 Memorial Day as well as 2015 Halloween Weekend break flooding occasions. On February 29, 2016, HUD introduced the honor of $66.56 million to the City of Houston to deal with unmet housing, infrastructure as well as organization requirements in the locations recovering from those 2 flooding events. $12 million is designated to help with home repair services should restore flood-damaged houses to good, safe and sanitary living condition.
The program will certainly supply residence repair service support to residences where the home revenue is no more compared to 80% of the Area Mean Household Revenue. The focus will certainly be on age-dependent and handicapped houses influenced by the 2015 flooding occasions. “Age-dependent” families are those with homeowners age 65 and older or age 5 and also under. The program is restricted to single-family houses and also the home should be the proprietor’s primary residence.
The optimum total up to be spent on each residence is $45,000, including adjustment orders.
HCDD Staff will certainly get applications through targeted outreach utilizing checklists of recognized homeowners/addresses directly impacted by 2015 flood occasions. The listings will certainly come from sources such as: Nonprofits/Case Management Organizations, FEMA, Office of Emergency Monitoring, and other entities as deemed ideal by HCDD.