Click Here for COVID-19 Updates and Information About Safety Protocols During Disaster Program Home Inspections.

Harris County continues to conduct the home inspections required by some of our programs before assistance can be provided. Our staff and contractors entering private homes are using personal protective equipment and adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols. Please note that delaying your inspection will also delay the benefits you may be eligible to receive. For Frequently Asked Questions about inspection safety during the pandemic, click here. Additionally, you can reach us through our Disaster Recovery Hotline at 832-927-8301 or

El Condado de Harris continúa realizando las inspecciones de viviendas requeridas por algunos de nuestros programas antes de poder brindar asistencia. Nuestro personal y contratistas que visitan hogares privados usan equipo de protección personal y se adquiren a los protocolos de seguridad para COVID-19. Por favor tenga en cuenta que si retrasa su inspección también retrasará los beneficios que podría recibir. Para preguntas frecuentes sobre la seguridad de las inspecciones durante la pandemia, haga clic aquí. Además, puede comunicarse con nosotros a través de nuestra línea directa de recuperación ante desastres al 832-927-8301 o

Project Recovery Making a Difference for Harris County Residents


affordable rental units being developed to provide quality, flood-safe options to low-to-moderate income families


affordable single-family homes under development in nine areas, with more on the way*

*As of October 2022


homes and 532 mobile homes in frequently flooded areas being bought out and residents relocated to safety


single-family homeowners reimbursed $21.4 million for repairs to flood-damaged homes*

*As of October 2022

The Uresti’s Story – Buyout Program

The Uresti’s Story – Spanish Subtitles

The Cabrera’s Story – Buyout Program

The Benavidez Story – Buyout Program

The Benavidez Story – Spanish Subtitles

The Canton’s Story – Buyout Program

The Canton’s Story – Spanish Subtitles

Sloan Family – Buyout Program

Sloan Family – Spanish Subtitles

Verna Green – Homeowner Assistance Program

Verna Green – Spanish Subtitles

The Hollows Virtual Groundbreaking – Affordable Rental Housing

Disaster Recovery Stories – Homeowner Reimbursement Program

The Pineda's Story - Buyout Program

The Pineda's Story - Buyout Program (Spanish Subtitles)

Mission Statement

Project Recovery exists to assist Harris County residents in restoring homes, damaged by floods experienced in 2015, 2016 and Hurricane Harvey, through an array of options including homeowner repair reimbursement, new home construction, homeowner buyout for flood mitigation, affordable rental, local infrastructure improvements, and new transit options. Through Project Recovery, the Harris County Housing and Community Development and other county departments ensure projects are successfully implemented and completed, with the goal of improving the long-term resiliency of Harris County.