City Council to vote on $10M for Houston home repairs
City Council is set allocate $10 million in local tax revenue Wednesday to repair the homes of low-income residents, a move that would vastly expand Houston's home repair program.
The initiative is not related to Hurricane Harvey recovery, but would build on a program launched in 2016 to repair roofs covered by blue tarps.
"We are very much focused on getting the homes back into the condition they should be in," city housing director Tom McCasland said. "This should be seen as a down payment for the repair and reconstruction that's coming."
To qualify, homeowners cannot... read more
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