Posted on · The plan would apply more than $500 million to projects approved in the 2018 flood control bond package, with another $150 million to be divided evenly between the county’s four precincts and the rest to go toward administrative costs.
Posted on · Harris County has until August 2026 to use Hurricane Harvey relief funds, or the money will go back to the state.
Posted on · Harris County is attempting to improve flood control infrastructure in the high-poverty, densely populated region, but long-time residents are skeptical things will change anytime soon.
Posted on · The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development found the GLO to be in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a law enacted to enforce the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Posted on · Republican State Senator Dawn Buckingham and Democrat Sandragrace Martinez were respectively the top vote getters, but outright victory eluded them both.
Posted on · Twelve candidates are running in the primaries for Commissioner of the General Land Office. For some, the winners could make the difference between salvation and continued misery.
Posted on · The state General Land Office and the Harris County District Attorney’s office have separate investigations underway.
Posted on · Residents raised concerns after receiving "downgraded" homes from the GLO's homeowner assistance program.
Posted on · Congressman Al Green warned that unless Houston and Harris County received a “fair share,” the U.S. Houston and Urban Development Department would not provide Texas any funds at all.
Posted on · The often politically polarized commissioners court voted unanimously to denounce the decision by the General Land Office to deny Harris County any of the $1.3 billion in mitigation funds.
Posted on · Projects on the east side of the county – notably in the Greens and Halls Bayous and San Jacinto River watersheds – are the most underfunded.
Posted on · The City of Houston and the state’s General Land Office blame each other for the delays in payouts from the billion-dollar recovery program.
Posted on · We break down the week’s biggest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.
Posted on · As of Monday, staff from the Texas General Land Office are working within the City of Houston in order to streamline approvals for the city's Harvey housing repair program.
Posted on · Recovery workers in the area say the Texas General Land Office owes hurricane victims more time to apply for assistance after losing their paperwork, but the agency says the claims are baseless.