Texas GLO posts Amendment 8 to Hurricane Harvey State Action Plan for public comment
Twenty-one repeatedly flooded communities to receive historic mitigation funding
Today the Texas General Land Office (GLO) posted Amendment 8 to the State Action Plan for $5.676 billion in Community Development Block Grants for Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) for a federally required 30-day public comment period.
The amendment includes the following changes:
- Reinstates more than $835 million for the City of Houston’s administration of the Homeowner Assistance (limited), Single Family Development, Multifamily Rental, Small Rental, Homebuyer Assistance, Buyout, Public Services and Economic Revitalization Programs.
- Reallocates Harris County administered project delivery funds to the county’s housing and infrastructure programs.
- Increases the Harris County administered Homeowner Reimbursement Program by more than $14 million.
Action Plan Amendment 8 is available for review at https://recovery.texas.gov/public-notices/index.html. All comments should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. on April 14, 2021, to be considered. Per federal requirements, the GLO must respond to public comments before the amendment can be sent to HUD for its 45-day final approval.
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