(Austin, TX) – The General Land Office (GLO) has announced the start of applications for the Homeowner Assistance Program (HAP). These applications will be available to those who need further assistance if they owned their home, it was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey, and it was their primary residence. Applicant considerations will be on a first-come, first-serve basis and follow priorities outlined in the Regional Housing Guidelines.
Homeowners may apply by submitting the application online, downloading a paper application and mailing it to the regional office, or by visiting the regional office. Visiting the regional office will allow applicants to also receive assistance with the process and appointments can be made in advance online.
Deep East Texas Region Office (Jasper, Newton, Tyler, Polk, San Augustine, and San Jacinto counties)
710 S. Wheeler St.
Jasper, TX 75951
Open Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m starting on December 3rd, 2018.
For more information on the application, locations, and appointments in the Deep East Texas Region visit http://recovery.texas.gov/individuals/programs/homeowner-assistance/east-texas/index.html.
South East Texas Region Office (Hardin, Jefferson, and Orange counties)
505 Orleans St.
Beaumont, TX 77701
Open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m starting on November 28th, 2018.
Two regional satellite intake centers will be available to House District 19 homeowners in Hardin county:
Alma M. Carpenter Public Library - Opens December 3rd, 2018
300 South Ann St.
Sour Lake, TX 77659
Open Monday-Tuesday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Rose Hill Acres Town Hall - Opens December 4th, 2018
100 Jordan Rd.
Lumberton, TX 77657
Open Wednesday-Thursday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
For more on the application, locations, and appointments in the South East Texas Region visit http://recovery.texas.gov/individuals/programs/homeowner-assistance/south-east/index.html.
"Hurricane Harvey had a devastating effect on our region. Now over a year since one of the worst natural disasters in Texas history we are still working on recovery efforts. If you and your family are still in need of home repairs please submit an application as soon as possible online or at the center closest to you," stated State Representative James White.
Please do not hesitate to contact Saul Mendoza, Chief of Staff, with questions regarding this release at 512-463-0490 or 409-283-3700.
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