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Hotel Stays for Harvey Survivors Extended to January 16, 2018

Eligible Hurricane Harvey survivors receiving Transitional Shelter Assistance
(TSA) may receive an extension to stay temporarily in hotels while they look for an alternative place to live.

Disaster survivors with a continuing need for the hotel sheltering program may be extended to Jan. 16, 2018. However, there is a mid-term eligibility review on Dec. 12 where survivors participating in TSA will receive a phone call, email, and/or text message advising them if they have continued eligibility for assistance through a participating hotel.

Hurricane Harvey survivors who recently applied for assistance will be notified automatically of their eligibility. To be considered for eligibility, disaster survivors must be registered with FEMA for disaster assistance, and meet other eligibility criteria.
FEMA makes payments to participating hotels for the room and any applicable taxes (including nonrefundable pet fees – up to the maximum allowable room night charge). Applicants are responsible for all other incidental costs (meals, transportation, etc.). Hotels require a government issued photo ID at time of check-in, survivors must adhere to any hotel check-in requirements and may be
required to provide a credit card for incidental expenses.

A household of four or fewer members is authorized one hotel room and a household of five or more will be authorized additional rooms (limit four people per room). One member of each household, 18 years or older, must reside in each room.
Applicants with disabilities or who have access and functional needs should check with hotels to ensure appropriate accommodations are available. Those with pets must check with the hotel to see if the hotel accepts pets.

TSA-eligible applicants must find and book their own hotel rooms. The list of participating hotels is available at DisasterAssistance.gov under the Transitional Shelter Assistance Program link or by calling FEMA at 800-321-3362. For 711 or Video Relay Service, call 800-621-3362. For TTY, call 800-462-7585.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, or Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6, or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.

DRC at Pasadena Convention Center Closes Permanently on 11/18/17 at 6:00 PM

A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Pasadena will close permanently at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.

The center is at the following location:

Pasadena Convention Center
7902 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77507

Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they haven’t done so, in the following ways:

 Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
 Calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).
 Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download visit: fema.gov/mobile-app.
 Visiting any of the disaster recovery centers still open. Locations of other recovery centers can be found online at www.fema.gov/DRC.

Homeowners, renters and businesses in Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Caldwell, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Walker, Waller and Wharton counties may be eligible for help.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, or Facebook at
www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at
twitter.com/FEMARegion6, or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.

DRC at Webster Civic Center Closes

A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Webster will close permanently at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.

The center is at the following location:

Webster Civic Center
311 Pennsylvania Avenue
Webster, TX 77598

Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they haven’t done so, in the following ways:

• Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
• Calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).
• Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download visit: fema.gov/mobile-app.
• Visiting any of the disaster recovery centers still open. Locations of other recovery centers can be found online at www.fema.gov/DRC.

Homeowners, renters and businesses in Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Caldwell, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Walker, Waller and Wharton counties may be eligible for help.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, or Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6, or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.

Sagemont Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Close in Harris County

The State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in Harris County will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away.

The center is located at the following address:

Harris County

Sagemont Community Center Parking Lot

11507 Hughes Rd.

Houston, TX 77089

Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods can still get help, and register if they still haven’t done so, in the following ways:

  • Online at gov.
  • Calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).
  • Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download visit: gov/mobile-app.
  • Visiting any of the disaster recovery centers still open. Locations of other recovery centers can be found online at fema.gov/DRC.

Homeowners, renters and businesses in Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Caldwell, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Walker, Waller and Wharton counties may be eligible for help.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, or Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region6 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6, or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.

Help Remains After Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Close in Harris County

The following The State of Texas/Federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in Harris County will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2017:

Weekley Community Center
8440 Green House Rd.,
Cypress, TX 77433

Individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey can still register for disaster assistance in the following ways:

 Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
 Calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service)
(TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).
 Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download
visit: fema.gov/mobile-app.
 Visiting any of the disaster recovery centers still open. Locations of other recovery centers can be found online at www.fema.gov/DRC.
Homeowners, renters and businesses in Aransas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Caldwell, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Refugio, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Tyler, Victoria, Walker, Waller and Wharton counties may be eligible for help.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, or Facebook at
www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region6 Twitter account at
twitter.com/FEMARegion6, or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.