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.​

State Action Plan

Most Impacted Counties Method of Distribution


Next Steps

  • Amendment 1 has been submitted to HUD.
  • GLO-CDR is working with the "most impacted counties" to develop methods 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