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GLO posts draft Regional Housing Guidelines for Hurricane Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program for mandatory comment period

PRESS RELEASE
GLO posts draft Regional Housing Guidelines for Hurricane Harvey Homeowner Assistance Program for mandatory comment period Public notices for disaster recovery are found at http://recovery.texas.gov/public-notices/index.html

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 19, 2018
Contact: Brittany Eck, Director
of Communications Community
Development & Revitalization – Texas
General Land Office
(512) 463-5708
brittany.eck@glo.texas.gov

AUSTIN — Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) posted the final four of six draft Regional Housing Guidelines for the Homeowner Assistance Program for a federally mandated 30-day public comment period. The first two Regional Housing Guidelines released were the Central/Golden Crescent Region and the Coastal Bend Region. … READ THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE

Gov. Abbott acts to delay planned 10 percent hike in windstorm insurance rates

Governor Abbott has heard from members of the community and the legislature on this issue. Communities and families are still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and the Governor believed that a rate increase at this time would negatively impact residents of the Gulf Coast. The Governor believed it was necessary to delay any decision to approve or disapprove the proposed rate increase, and until the Legislature has had a full opportunity to address the matter.

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