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Homeowner Reimbursement

WHAT IS THE HOMEOWNER REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM?

The Homeowner Reimbursement Program can help homeowners recover up to $50,000 in out of pocket expenses for home repairs due to Hurricane Harvey.

Homeowner Reimbursement Program Overview

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

To be eligible for this program, the home must be the owner’s primary residence, located in an eligible county, and home repairs must have been made within one year of storm making landfall: August 25, 2017 – August 24, 2018, among other criteria.

This program is available to homeowners within the following 48 counties: Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Burleson, Caldwell, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, Comal, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Guadalupe, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Madison, Matagorda, Milam, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton.

The City of Houston and Harris County will have a similar program for homeowners.

HOW DO I APPLY?

As part of the application process, homeowners will be asked to provide the following:

  • Receipts or invoices for all repairs made on the home and detail what work was performed;
  • Submit financial documentation, bank account or credit card statements regarding the source of payment for repairs;
  • Certify any, and all disaster assistance received following Hurricane Harvey; and
  • Submit photo documentation indicating that damages were caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Please refer back to this page for updates, applications will be coming soon. Potential applicants can begin collecting documents using the following checklist:

Homeowner Reimbursement Program Checklist

HAVE A QUESTION?

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

or call

Recovery Hotline:
1.844.893.8937 (Toll Free)
512.475.5000

Phone Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

GLO'S HOUSING COMMITMENT:

The GLO is committed to assisting Texans in the recovery process through this program and has the following services available: