TEXAS, USA — Governor Greg Abbott, in a joint press conference call with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, announced they will be providing $652 million for Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
The announcement came after Governor Abbott and Secretary Carson discussed the progress Texas has made since the hurricane rebuilding efforts began.
“With a disaster the size and scope of Hurricane Harvey, collaboration between state, local, and federal government is critical,” said Governor Abbott. “I thank Secretary Carson for his leadership and officials at HUD who have worked closely with the state of Texas for their tremendous partnership throughout the recovery process. Working together, we will continue to rebuild our communities and ensure the Lone Star State is more resilient than ever before.”
This funding allocation marks the third allocation of funding from HUD for Harvey recovery efforts. It will provide additional restoration resources for homes, businesses, and infrastructure impacted by the storm.