Public Comment Invited on Spending Plans for Harvey Aid

Plans, Priorities for City, County to Spend Federal Housing and Urban Development Funds

By Mike Morris, Houston Chronicle, Sept. 10, 2018

Houston area residents are inching closer to getting long-awaited Hurricane Harvey aid, and have until Oct. 6 to comment on the city of Houston and Harris County’s draft plans outlining how the governments will spend the more than $1 billion each soon will receive.

You can find the plans at this link.

In a mid-May memo to city council members, Houston’s Housing Director Tom McCasland expected the Department of Housing and Urban Development aid to be arriving in early September. Local officials now are hoping to launch their housing repair programs sometime in November.

Read the rest of this report in the Houston Chronicle.

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