Hurricane Harvey

Engineering Analysis

Information about the City’s analysis related to the Hurricane Harvey Event is available on the Engineering Department's Website.

Support Resources

 Homeowner Assistance Program

Homeowners in all eligible Hurricane Harvey-affected counties can now apply for the Texas General Land Office’s Homeowner Assistance Program to repair and rebuild their homes. This program is first-come, first-serve and, with a total allocation of $1.098 billion, is the single largest recovery program in Texas history.

Interested homeowners should visit to apply online or download a printable version of the application.

Information from FEMA

For all the latest information from FEMA on Hurricane Harvey recovery:

  • Visit to find information in eight different languages.
  • Like us on Facebook: @FEMAHarvey
    • Click on the “Get Email Updates!” tab on the left-side menu to subscribe to our daily feed of fact sheets, latest news, and resources.
  • Follow us on Twitter: @femaregion6

Fort Bend Recovers

Fort Bend Recovers is a collaborative network established and maintained on behalf of the individuals, families, businesses, and communities in Fort Bend County to facilitate and implement a coordinated response to disaster recovery needs.

  • Fort Bend Recovers - Listing of local help resources, donation and volunteer opportunities.

Structural Flooding, FEMA Assistance, and Claims

Home Flooding


  • FEMA Applications: 800-621-FEMA (3362)
  • Disaster Assistance
  • National Flood Insurance Program: 800-621-3362
  • What to know and the process you can expect when a FEMA inspector contacts you. Learn more >>
  • The Texas Department of Insurance has advice on what to do if your home or auto was damaged by Harvey, the insurance claims process and contractor fraud prevention and have extended their call center hours to 8 p.m. — 1-800-252-3439 or click here.

Resources for Businesses

Has your business been impacted? Here’s where you can turn.

  • National Archives - Salvage procedures
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration offers low-interest, long-term disaster loans to small businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters to repair or replace uninsured/underinsured disaster damaged property. Apply here or call 1-800-659-2955.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers food, emergency housing, community, as well as farmer and rancher assistance to individuals and small businesses affected by severe storms and flooding. Call the Hurricane Harvey Information Line for Texas Producers: 866-680-6069.
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Texas Gulf Coast Small Business Development Center Network opened a business recovery center where businesses can access a variety of specialized services free of charge. The Harris County center is located at 2302 Fannin St., Suite 200 and is open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.