Housing Assistance Program Application Totals

What is HAP?

HAP helps homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey repair and rebuild their homes. The housing program is administered by the GLO and provides homeowner assistance through:

  • Repairing and rehabilitating homes
  • Reconstruction
  • Improving a damaged home so that it is stronger against natural disasters
  • Elevating homes above flood level
  • Temporary relocation assistance

Have A Question?

Contact the Texas General Land Office via email at - please include your full name, address, and county.

or call

Recovery Hotline:
1.844.893.8937 (Toll Free)

Phone Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Who can qualify?

Homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey who live in one of the eligible counties listed below. Please note the City of Houston and Harris County are administering their own recovery programs. 

Houston homeowners with a remaining Hurricane Harvey Housing need that have not applied to the City of Houston may apply to the GLO. To learn more visit:

An application must be submitted along with required documents for consideration. The program is first-come, first serve and only available for a main home (primary residence).

How can I appeal a denial decision?

To appeal your denial letter, you must first appeal with your regional applicant coordinator. If you receive a second denial, you may appeal directly to the GLO for a final decision. To learn more about the appeals process, please review the following document:

What if my Harvey damaged home was affected by Imelda?


Click your county to go the appropriate region page:


The GLO is committed to serving low- to moderate-income, historically hard to reach, and vulnerable populations. The charts below represent the self-reported demographic information of approved Homeowner Assistance Program applicants.