Housing Recovery Help


Click here to check eligibility and apply for help

Harris County has secured almost one billion dollars from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to buyout at-risk houses, rehabilitate damaged ones and construct new single- and multi-family housing.

Click here to learn more about the Flood Control District's home buyout program

The Harris County Flood Control District is buying houses in areas several feet deep in the floodplain and restoring them to their natural function, helping to avoid millions of dollars in damages.


Learn how flood control projects will be prioritized

Voters approved a $2.5B bond to complete repairs and invest in flooding resilience. These investments will be leveraged by federal grant dollars from a number of programs.

National Flood Insurance Program

For additional information about FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program


Ready Harris Emergency Alerts

Sign up for Harris County emergency alerts

Harris County Flood Warning System

The Flood Warning System measures rainfall amounts and monitors water levels in bayous and major streams on a near-real-time basis to inform you of dangerous weather conditions.

Harris County Flood Education Mapping Tool

Learn more about the Harris County Flood Plains in your area

Houston Recovers

For additional information about the City of Houston recovery resources

Contact Us

County-Wide Concerns:

To email Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo please send your correspondence to: Judge.Hidalgo@CJO.HCTX.net

You may also view Judge’s website: https://cjo.harriscountytx.gov/

Neighborhood Concerns:

For neighborhood-level concerns, please submit non-emergency requests to your Harris County Commissioner’s Precinct using either our mobile app or our web application:

Flood Control Concerns:

To contact Harris County Flood Control District please visit: https://www.hcfcd.org/contact-us/

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