Housing and Community Affairs Committee Agenda – Houston City Council – 05/15/18

The Housing and Community Affairs Committee considered the following agenda item at the May 15, 2018, meeting. The agenda included the Disaster Recovery Action Plan Amendment, of the $5 billion for housing recovery funds slated to Texas, Houston will control $1.15 billion. In order to access this funding, an amendment needs to be submitted, the Housing and Community Development Department is in the process of drafting an amendment, which the public may provide feedback through this survey or through public hearings. The PowerPoint used at the meeting can be found here. Continue reading

Housing and Community Affairs Committee Agenda – Houston City Council – 04/17/18

The Housing and Community Affairs Committee considered the following agenda item at the April 17, 2018, meeting. The agenda included an approval for advance federal funds from the Texas General Land Office, for $5,000,000.00 in housing construction for homes affected by Hurricane Harvey. Housing & Community Affairs Committee PowerPoint of the meeting can be found here. Continue reading

Budget and Fiscal Affairs Committee Agenda – Houston City Council – 04/06/18

The Budget and Fiscal Affairs Committee considered the following agenda items at the April 3, 2018, meeting. The agenda items include the February 2018 Monthly Financial report, which includes a decrease of $10.7 million in the Dedicated Drainage & Street Renewal Fund, request for advanced funding of $362 million for Disaster Recovery, and a request for fifteen projects submitted to FEMA totaling $68 million. More information on the monthly financial report can be found here. Continue reading