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How to Get Help

The Texas Title Project is part of a larger coordinated hurricane recovery program that includes the participation of communities affected by the disasters, advocates, and local, state, and federal agencies. 

If your home was damaged by Hurricane Ike or Hurricane Dolly, you may apply for assistance by contacting the Intake Center nearest to your community:

  • Jasper County
    Deep East Texas Council Of Governments (DETCOG)
    1008 Dickerson Dr.
    Jasper, TX 75951
    Call (800) 824-1388
    Or come by the office

  • Liberty County, Texas
    Contact Public Management, Inc., in Cleveland, Texas
    Call Rick Valdez at (281) 592-0439,  extension 22
    Or via email at rvaldez@publicmgt.com

  • City of Houston, Texas
    Housing and Community Development Department
    P.O. Box 1562
    Houston, Texas 77251-1562
    Call the Housing and Community Development Department Call Center at 713-522-4663 Or via email at hcdd@houstonTexas.gov

  • Harris County
    Harris County Community Services Department
    Office of housing and Community Development
    8410 Lantern Point Drive, Annex M
    Houston, Texas 77054
    Call Lisa Champagne, Disaster Recovery Program Manager, at (713) 578-2205

  • Galveston County
    Galveston County Housing Assistance Program
    Hurricane Ike Disaster Recovery Program Round 2
    722 Moody (21st St.)
    Galveston, Texas 77550
    Call (877) 221-8215

  • Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC)
    Hurricane Ike Disaster Recovery Program website  www.h-gacikehousing.com
    (Covering the following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker and Waller and all of the cities therein)
    See website for information and application form
    Or call toll-free 1-877-442-2777

  • Beaumont, Texas
    South East Texas Regional Planning Commission
    2210 Eastex Freeway
    Beaumont, TX  77703
    Phone (409) 899-8444
    Call or come by the office for information

  • Weslaco, Texas
    Lower Rio Grande Development Council
    Disaster Recovery Housing Program
    203 E. Business 83
    Weslaco, Texas 78596
    Toll Free 877-286-1270
    Phone 956-272-1370
    Call or come by the office to fill out an outreach form
    Or you can find the form at this link:
    http://lrgvdchousingrecovery.com/Outreach.Form_112712.pdf