Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s office today confirmed that President Obama has approved the governor’s request for a federal disaster declaration for Fayette, Grimes, Harris and Parker counties. The action paves the way for federal recovery assistance to begin flowing into the Houston area. “I hope this leads to help for all of our residents who […]

Texas Governor Greg Abbott requested individual assistance for Harris, Fayette, Grimes and Parker counties from the federal government. If the request is granted by President Obama, affected citizens in Houston and the surrounding communities may be eligible for grants of up to $33,000 and low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The latest […]

Mayor Sylvester Turner’s commitment to finding more federal grant funds for the City of Houston is already yielding major results. The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) announced Monday that Houston will receive $66.56 million to assist disaster recovery efforts following significant flooding during Memorial Day weekend and October of 2015. Houston’s grant is […]