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Attorney Nyanza Moore is a property expert that stopped by The Madd Hatta Morning Show a while back and gave us some important information about insurance polices and gave us invaluable information about how to deal with our damaged property, filling a claim and more.  So we decided to repost the interview to help out […]

With donations to the Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund (GHSRF) approaching $1.8 million, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the guidelines that will be followed in dispersing the funds to help victims of the April 18, 2016 Houston-area flooding.  Only nonprofit organizations, public agencies and governmental bodies providing direct support for the immediate and short-term needs of […]

Brazos River in Fort Bend County has surged to its highest level in over a century. The river is located about 30 miles southwest of Houston. After days of heavy rain, flooding continues to occur in the area outside of Houston which has killed six people and damaged many homes. The National Weather Service issued a flash […]

Flooding, pensions, City finances and public safety were front and center as Mayor Sylvester Turner delivered his first State of the City before the Greater Houston Partnership.  In a major move designed to produce tangible results and instill confidence among residents, the mayor announced the selection of Stephen Costello to fill the new position of […]

Attorneys from the Houston Bar Association will answer questions and provide legal advice over the phone for those in the Houston area affected by the recent floods and severe weather. From May 2-May 6, the public can call 713-759-1133 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to speak to an attorney knowledgeable in insurance matters, property, […]

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the City of Houston from Friday afternoon through Sunday Morning. This means that during this period, conditions will be such that any storms forming in our area during this period may cause flash flooding. NWS is forecasting 2-4 inches over our area, with […]

There’s a reason why insurance companies usually declare flooded vehicles a total loss. Once an engine gets waterlogged, it’s almost impossible to ever make it right. Unfortunately, some unscrupulous sellers will try to buy these cars at auction and resell them to unsuspecting buyers. Here’s what to do if that used car deal looks too […]

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 […]

Sylvester Turner has only been our Mayor 3 and a half months, but this man is already making strides. He’s started an initiative that has fixed over 95% of reported potholes in Houston. He’s brought our community together with his 2016 Family Day In The Park. He responded in record time to the flood disaster […]

  Via:Redcrosstexasgulfcoast.wordpress.com Houston, TX – April 18, 2016…The American Red Cross has opened additional shelters to aid those impacted by severe rain and flooding throughout the Greater Houston area. The entire current list of shelters is below: AUSTIN COUNTY: Knights of Columbus Hall, 1390 US-90, Sealy HARRIS COUNTY: Chinese Community Center, 9800 Town Park Dr., […]

Mayor Turner Issued This Statement Yesterday Via His Instagram @SylvesterTurner Two flood recovery Informational meetings are scheduled in the neighborhoods hardest hit by Monday’s floods. –> 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, 2016 – Harvest Time Church, 17770 Imperial Valley Dr, Houston, TX 77060 –> 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, 2016 – Mark Twain Elementary, 7500 […]