Houston Offers Draft Plan For Harvey $1.1B Housing RecoveryThe city of Houston has released a Hurricane Harvey recovery draft proposal on how to spend more than $1.1 billion in government funds meant for housing.
5-Day Rainfall In Texas Unprecedented In US: 'We Have Never Experienced A Storm Like Harvey'The area extends roughly from Victoria in South Texas northeast to Houston and over to the Louisiana border.
Lawsuit Filed In Woman's Death In Texas Hotel During Hurricane HarveyThe family of Jill Renick, 48, filed a lawsuit against Omni Hotels claiming Renick died of drowning due to the hotel’s gross negligence and conscious disregard for their guests.
Agency: Texas Chemical Plant Lacked Plan For Harvey FloodsThe federal agency that investigates industrial accidents is offering muted criticism of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded last year during Hurricane Harvey.
Residents Critical Of Program To Repair Harvey-Damaged HomesSome Texas homeowners who have participated in a state-run program to repair homes damaged during Hurricane Harvey say their houses are worse off than before.
Hurricane Names Harvey, Irma, Maria And Nate Being RetiredThe names of four deadly hurricanes that slammed parts of the United States, Central America and the Caribbean last year are being retired.
Houston Approves New Post-Harvey Flood Construction RuleUnder the rule, new structures in the 100-year and 500-year flood plains would be constructed 2 feet above the ground or above the projected water level in a 500-year flood, an event in which 17 to 19 inches of rain falls in 24 hours.
Houston Delays Vote On New Building Regulations After HarveyCity leaders have delayed a vote on new building regulations that will dictate how high new homes and other structures must be elevated to avoid floodwaters.
Harvey's Floodwaters Give Way To Festering Piles Of GarbageHarvey's record-setting rains created heaps of ruined possessions that now line entire neighborhoods, some nearly up to the rooftops of the homes that were swamped.
'Build The Wall' Takes Back Seat To Rebuilding After HarveyThe U.S. government carefully designed a path of least resistance to building a border wall in Texas. All it needed was Congress to approve the money. Then came Harvey.
Mayor Says Houston 'Open For Business' Despite Huge HurdlesHouston's mayor insists that America's fourth-largest city is "open for business," but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes, and billions in damage to repair, major disasters that Harvey created are by no means resolved.
As Floodwaters Recede, Houston Officials Look To RecoveryAs floodwaters receded and rescuers searched waterlogged neighborhoods for more potential victims, Houston officials began turning their attention to finding temporary housing for those in shelters and getting enough gasoline for people to fill up cars.