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


​​​​​The Land Office's Disaster Recovery Program includes a number of housing activities including single family home repair, reconstruction, new construction, demolition, acquisition, down-payment assistance and relocation. A single-family and multi-family affordable housing rental repair and reconstruction program are also a part of the housing program managed by the Land Office. ​​

The housing activities are grouped into three main subprograms:  Homeowner Recovery, Multi-family Rental Recovery, and Single family Rental Recovery. More information about qualification, eligiblity and implementation is provided for each subprogram area below.

Homeowner Recovery

​​​​​​​​The Homeowner Recovery Program assists eligible homeowners impacted by disasters under a variety of housing activities including acquisition, rehabilitation, reconstruction, new construction, demolition, relocation, down-payment assistance, and elevation.​


The GLO has published Housing Guidelines for communities to design, implement and close a CDBG-DR Housing Program to replenish lost housing stock. The document will be available for a 14 day comment period. The GLO will take all comments into consideration before issuing the finalized Guidelines.

Housing Guidelines Draft


Public Comment

The Housing Guidelines Draft will be posted for public comment through May 8, 2018.


For questions regarding the Housing Guidelines Draft, please email  cdr@glo.texas.gov.


The GLO will accept comments submitted by 5pm on May 8, 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


Multi-family Rental Recovery

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Disaster Recovery Program Multi-family Rental Recovery program provides funds for rehabilitation, reconstruction and/or new construction of affordable rental housing projects with eight or more rental units under common ownership. This is generally geared towards public housing and large mixed-use developments.​

Single family Rental Recovery

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Disaster Recovery Program Single family Rental program provides funds for rehabilitation, reconstruction and/or new construction of affordable single family rental housing projects with seven or less rental units under common ownership. Units may be on contiguous or scattered lots. ​