Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities

Disaster Related Casualty Loss

The information on this page is intended for use by owners of multifamily rental housing property funded by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

Individuals in need of assistance may find local resources on TDHCAs Help for Texans page at http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/texans.htm.

Federal Disaster Declarations

Hurricane Harvey

Historical Texas Federal Disaster Declarations: https://www.fema.gov/states/texas

TDHCA Notices

Notice of Property Damage from Hurricane Harvey (DOC)

Notice of Property Restoration after a Declared Disaster (DOC)

Recapture Relief for Casualty Losses as a Result of Presidentially Declared Disaster

Revenue Procedures 2014-49 (PDF)

Additional Information and Resources

FEMA Individual Assistance (IA)

Disaster assistance for homeowners and renters may include grants to help pay for temporary housing and essential home repairs, as well as other serious disaster-related needs such as medical and dental expenses.

Individuals and households in federally declared disaster areas are eligible to register for disaster assistance from FEMA.

More information on FEMA Individual Assistance:

FEMA Public Assistance (PA)

FEMA Public Assistance may be available to State, Local, Tribal and Territorial governments and certain private-non-profit organizations for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities. Eligible work is classified into the following categories:

  • Emergency Work
    • Category A: Debris removal
    • Category B: Emergency protective measures
  • Permanent Work
    • Category C: Permanent Work
    • Category D: Water control facilities
    • Category E: Public buildings and contents
    • Category F: Public utilities
    • Category G: Parks, recreational, and other facilities

For more information about FEMA Public Assistance read the fact sheet at https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1497559657642-a01f6ee60e25394fa9a25cae2fd289d5/PublicAssistanceFactSheetJune2017.pdf

FEMA Hazard Mitigation Program

The FEMA Hazard Mitigation Program supports mitigation measures that reduce the risk of loss of life and property from future disasters.

For more information about the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Program visit https://www.fema.gov/hazard-mitigation-grant-program