Texas GLO says reimbursement programs are now available
AUSTIN, Texas – On Tuesday, Texas Land Property Commissioner George P. Bush announced that the application for Homeowner Assistance and Reimbursement Programs (HARP) is now available.
According to a press release from Commissioner Bush, the programs are available for all eligible counties affected by flooding in South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley in 2018 and 2019, as well as for Tropical Storm Imelda in 2019.
The Texas General Land Office said it has allocated a $ 137.8 million Community Development Block Grant – Department of Housing and Urban Development Disaster Recovery Fund for the repair or reconstruction of single-family homes that are owner-occupied and occupied. reimbursement of up to $ 50,000 for expenses incurred for reconstruction, rehabilitation or mitigation.
Repayment of SBA loans is also eligible for repayment.
“Southeast Texas and the Rio Grande Valley have been repeatedly hit by torrential rains and devastating floods,” said Commissioner Bush. “The GLO is committed to leveraging these critical recovery dollars quickly and effectively to help thousands of Texans rebuild their homes and livelihoods.”