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SBA Disaster Information

By |2017-09-06T19:14:46+00:00September 6th, 2017|Community, Residential|

How do I file for disaster loans? First – contact FEMA at their website: or call at 1-800-621-3362. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week Second – File for an SBA disaster loan at or 1 800 659 2955 • Homeowner and renter loans up to $240K ($200Kproperty + $40Kcontents). Interest [...]

Reminder for Solid Waste Management Debris Collection

By |2017-09-06T10:10:52+00:00September 6th, 2017|Community, Residential|

Solid Waste Management reminds flood victims of the ongoing collection of storm debris. Please place debris at the curb separated into the following piles: • Vegetative Debris – leaves, logs, plants, tree branches (do not bag). • Construction & Demolition Debris – carpet, drywall, furniture, lumber, mattresses. • Appliances – dishwashers, freezers, refrigerators, stoves, washers, [...]

Watch Out for Price Gouging and ICE/HSI Imposters

By |2017-09-05T17:08:40+00:00September 5th, 2017|Community, Residential|

Report Price Gouging "If Texans in affected counties believe they have been scammed or encountered price gouging during or after Hurricane Harvey, they should call the Office of the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Hotline toll-free at (800) 621-0508 or email "During declared disasters, state law prohibits businesses from charging exorbitant prices for necessities such [...]

Guide to Disaster Assistance Services for Immigrant Houstonians

By |2017-09-05T10:10:54+00:00September 5th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

To All Houstonians and Community Partners, In the aftermath of a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions, the people of Houston have inspired the nation with their determination, selflessness, and camaraderie. Hurricane Harvey has affected us all deeply, and the road to recovery will surely be a long one. We can find hope, however, in the [...]

Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort at VFW Post 8790, Sept. 2

By |2017-09-02T13:10:08+00:00September 2nd, 2017|Community|

VFW Post 8790 was just informed that 4 truckloads of supplies will be delivered to Post 8790, 1560 Foley Street, Houston, TX Saturday at 3PM. If you know of anyone who needs furniture and supplies to please come by the post tomorrow. If anyone can come and assist with setting up the B Room for [...]

Spring Branch ISD unsure when campuses will reopen, offers help to families

By |2017-08-31T12:43:26+00:00August 31st, 2017|Community, Education|

By Jaimy Jones, Houston Chronicle While Spring Branch Independent School District administrators are in the early assessment of their campuses after four days of rain and destructive flooding from tropical storm Harvey, they are offering assurances to parents and children affected by the storm. "Please do not worry about whether your child will be able [...]