Harris County Commissioners Court OKs plan to spend $1.1B in post-Harvey federal funds
Harris County Commissioners Court on Wednesday approved the county's plan to spend $1.1 billion in the first round of post-Hurricane Harvey federal funds.
According to the county's action plan, the Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant includes:
- $222 to subsidize housing costs for renters
- $211 million to help single-family homeowners repair storm damage
- $209 million for local infrastructure improvements
- $200 million for around 290 home buyouts
- $115 million to subsidize the construction of new single-family homes
- $63 million for administrative costs and... read more
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