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Homeowner Reimbursement

APPLICATION PROCESSING IS NOW OPEN

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.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

To be eligible for this program, the home must be the owner’s primary residence and eligible repairs must have been completed prior to the application launch date of Feb. 28, 2019. Applications are anticipated to outnumber available funds, so apply quickly!

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?

Applicants can apply online or fill out a printable application and dropoff at a regional office or satellite location listed.

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

  • Proof of identity
  • Primary residency
  • Proof of Hurricane Harvey damage
  • Income documentation

Repairs eligible for reimbursement must have been completed by Februrary 28, 2019. An environmental review by the GLO is required for program participation. 

Printable Applications:

Potential applicants should review the following guidance documents:

REGIONAL OFFICE LOCATIONS 

  • Conroe Homeowner Reimbursement Program Regional Office
    • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Extended hours available the second Wednesday (until 7 p.m.) and second Saturday (9 a.m. – 4p.m) of each month
    • 200 River Pointe Drive, Suite 107, Conroe, TX 77304
    • VIEW MAP
  • Fort Bend Homeowner Reimbursement Program Regional Office
    • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Extended hours available the second Wednesday (until 7 p.m.) and second Saturday (9 a.m. – 4p.m) of each month
    • 1 Sugar Creek Center Boulevard, Suite 200, Sugar Land, TX 77478
    • VIEW MAP
  • Galveston Homeowner Reimbursement Program Regional Office
    • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Extended hours available the second Wednesday (until 7 p.m.) and second Saturday (9 a.m. – 4p.m) of each month 
    • 600 Gulf Freeway, Suite 120, Texas City, TX 77591
    • VIEW MAP
  • Rockport Homeowner Reimbursement Program Regional Office
    • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Extended hours available the second Wednesday (until 7 p.m.) and second Saturday (9 a.m. – 4p.m) of each month
    • 2317 Rath Street, Rockport, TX 78382
    • VIEW MAP
  • South East Texas Homeowner Reimbursement Program Regional Office 
    • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Extended hours available the second Wednesday (until 7 p.m.)
    • Saturday - October 19, November 2, November 16, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m 
    • 505 Orleans Street, Suite 100, Beaumont, TX 77701
    • VIEW MAP

ADDITIONAL SATELLITE OFFICES AND APPLICATION DROP OFF LOCATIONS  

South East

  • Jefferson County
    Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation
    501 Procter Street, Port Arthur, Texas 77640
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays,Thursdays
    Hours 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Orange County
    Orange County Convention and Expo Center
    11475 FM 1442 Orange, Texas 77630
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
    Hours 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Gulf Coast

  • Brazoria County
    Brazoria County East Annex
    1524 E. Mulberry St., Suite 162, Angleton, TX 77515
    Thursdays 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Lower Colorado

  • Waller County
    Brookshire Convention Center
    4029 5th St., Brookshire, Texas 77423
    Mondays 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Wharton County
    Wharton Recovery Team Building
    307 W. Milam Street, Suite 307, Wharton, Texas 77488
    Mondays
    Hours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Coastal Bend

  • Nueces County
    Anita & W. T. Public Library
    1230 Carmel Pkwy., Corpus Christi, TX 78411
    Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Refugio County
    Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library
    815 Commerce St., Refugio, TX 78377
    Tuesdays
    Hours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Golden Crescent

  • Victoria County 
    GC Workforce Solutions - Downtown Victoria
    120 South Main Street, Suite 110, Victoria, TX 77901
    Thursdays, Fridays
    Hours 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

View current Homeowner Reimbursement Program application totals

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:

  • Language assistance available by request: 512-463-5139. To request translation assistance with documents, events or other information, please leave a detailed message with your name, phone number and questions, and an interpreter will return your call with additional information. 
  • TTD line for the hearing impaired: 512-463-5330
  • Texas RELAY for speech or hearing impaired: 7-1-1
  • Complaint and Appeals process