Flood Recovery Grant Information Workshop

Jul. 10, 2015Office of Council Member Ellen Cohen

On Monday, July 13th, the City of Houston’s Floodplain Management Office (FMO) will host an informational workshop regarding grant applications. Participants will receive information on Federal Emergency Management Agency grant funding for home elevation that is available for some residents whose homes were impacted by flooding (generally those that are categorized as undergoing ‘repetitive losses’ or are considered to be ‘substantially damaged.’) The meeting will take place from 6:30PM to 8:00PM at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center, in AV Room 219 on the 2nd floor.

Requirements for repair are unique for each individual structure impacted by flooding.Please note that residents whose homes are located in the floodplain must contact the FMO prior to making repairs: (832) 394-8854 or fmo@houstontx.gov.