Texas Rebuilds
The Texas General Land Office - George P. Bush, Commissioner

2016 Texas Floods and Storms

The GLO's Community Development and Revitalization (GLO-CDR) program will oversee administration of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for recovery from the storms and flooding events in 2016.  There are 71 Texas counties eligible for recovery funding as a result of receiving a Presidential Disaster Declarations in 2016.  Cities, counties, and housing authorities in the declared areas are eligible.​


2016 Floods and Storms Action Plan

Public Comment

The GLO's Community Development and Revitalization (GLO-CDR) division has provided Amendment No. 1 to the $57.8 million Action Plan for Hurricane Harvey and Amendment 2 to the Action Plan for the 2016 flooding events. These documents are available for public comment for 14 days.

For additional translation services or questions regarding the State Action Plan, please email  cdr@glo.texas.gov.

The GLO will accept comments submitted by 5pm on May 24, 2018 via email, USPS mail, or fax using the following information:

Texas General Land Office

Community Development and Revitalization

P.O. Box 12873

Austin, TX 78711-2873

Fax:           512-475-5150

Email:       cdr@glo.texas.gov

 2016 Floods Most Impacted Counties Method of Distribution

Counties Impacted by 2016 Disasters




Presidentially Declared Counties 

Anderson CountyGregg CountyOrange County
Angelina CountyGrimes CountyPalo Pinto County
Austin CountyHall CountyParker County
Bandera CountyHardin CountyPolk County
Bastrop CountyHarris County (MI)Red River County
Bosque CountyHarrison CountySabine County
Brazoria County (MI)Henderson CountySan Augustine County
Brazos CountyHidalgo CountySan Jacinto County
Brown CountyHood CountyShelby County
Burleson CountyHouston CountySmith County
Caldwell CountyJasper CountySomervell County
Callahan CountyJones CountyStephens County
Cass CountyKleberg CountyThrockmorton County
Cherokee CountyLamar CountyTravis County
Coleman CountyLee CountyTrinity County
Colorado CountyLeon CountyTyler County
Comanche CountyLiberty CountyUpshur County
Coryell CountyLimestone CountyVan Zandt County
Eastland CountyMadison CountyWalker County
Erath CountyMarion CountyWaller County
Falls CountyMilam CountyWashington County
Fayette CountyMontgomery County (MI)Wharton County
Fisher CountyNavarro CountyWood County
Fort Bend County (MI)Newton County (MI) (MI) = HUD Most Impacted