Texas News: Houston Resident, Patricia Rodriguez Convicted of Fraud Scheme Linked to Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON, Ts. ‐ A Houston area resident has entered a guilty plea to fraud in connection with…

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. | Paying for Medicaid, schools will be priority for lawmakers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Big-dollar decisions about health care and education will top the agenda in…

HONOLULU | Tropical Storm Olivia approaches Hawaii with wind, rain

HONOLULU — Hawaii officials on Monday urged residents and visitors to be prepared as a strong…

HOUSTON | Texans star JJ Watt’s Hurricane Harvey effort raises $41.6M

HOUSTON  — Houston Texans star J.J. Watt said Monday that he has distributed the $41.6 million…

Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Attends Hurricane Harvey Anniversary Service At The First Baptist Church Of Rockport

ROCKPORT, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today visited the First Baptist Church of Rockport for…

HONOLULU | Storm drifts away from Hawaii after ‘almost biblical’ rains

HONOLULU  — A once-powerful hurricane twisted and drifted away from Hawaii, leaving behind heavily saturated ground…

PORT ARTHUR, Texas | Big oil asks government to protect it from climate change

PORT ARTHUR, Texas  — As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and…

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has extended the State Disaster Declaration for counties affected…

ROCKPORT, Texas | George Strait part of Hurricane Harvey recovery campaign

ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) — Country star George Strait is leading a new tourism campaign for a…

Texas News: U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Allocates $500 Million For Texas Projects

AUSTIN, TX – The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers (USACE) has announced more than $509 million…

Harvey recovery funds may prioritize wealthy, advocates say

AUSTIN, Texas/April 28, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Advocacy groups said Friday that Texas is poised to unfairly…

Texas Governor Abbott Encourages Mayors & County Judges To Take Advantage Of Harvey Relief Funds

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Mayors, County Judges and…

Governor Abbott And HUD Secretary Ben Carson Hold Press Conference On Disaster Recovery

April 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Governor Greg Abbott today joined Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary…

Houston approves new post-Harvey flood construction rule

HOUSTON/April 5, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Houston officials on Wednesday approved a rule for new homes and…

BuildAid Partners with David Weekley Homes to Rebuild Homes Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON/ April 02, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — BuildAidHouston.org, a new nonprofit initiative of HomeAid Houston, provides Houston…

7 months after Harvey, flood-control projects’ fate unclear

HOUSTON/March 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Large-scale projects long considered essential to easing Houston’s flooding woes went to…

Despite Hurricane Harvey, Texas home sales and prices break records again

AUSTIN, Texas/ March 7, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Texas home sales volume and home prices reached all-time highs…

FHA Expands Foreclosure Relief for Victims of 2017 Disasters

WASHINGTON/February 22, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced expanded mortgage relief to…

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Announces Rebuild Day in Independence Heights Partnering with Rebuilding Together Houston

HOUSTON/ Jan. 29, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene (“Gary Greene”)…

Governor Abbott Receives Hurricane Recovery Updates, Presents Funds For Debris Removal

After visiting Port Aransas and Port Arthur, Governor Abbott receives hurricane updates, presents fund for debris…

Governor Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey

Texas Governor Abbott issued proclamation extending the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane…

HUD Provides $5 Billion To Help Texas Recover From Harvey

November 17, 2017 (STL.News) The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $5.024 billion…

Oklahoma, Texas promote Houston affordable housing effort

HOUSTON/November 6, 2017 (AP)(StlRealEstate.News) — Dozens of low-income families in Houston whose homes were damaged by flooding…

Senate advances $36.5B disaster relief package

WASHINGTON/October 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Senate on Monday gave a preliminary OK to a $36.5…

Senate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief package

WASHINGTON/October 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief…

Texas to receive nearly $58 million in federal housing funds

AUSTIN, Texas/October 21, 2017 (AP)(StlRealEstate.News) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is allocating…

US home sales ticked up in September as Houston recovers

WASHINGTON/October 20, 2017 (AP)(StlRealEstate.News) — U.S. home sales rose slightly last month as the Houston housing…

US construction spending rebounded 0.5 percent in August

WASHINGTON/October 2, 2017 (AP)(StlRealEstate.News) — U.S. construction spending rebounded 0.5 percent in August after two months of…

Habitat Hammers Back: Habitat for Humanity receives major support for hurricane recovery as leading housing nonprofit begins its response

ATLANTA/ Sept. 10, 2017 (StlRealEstate.News) — Four organizations will serve as keystone partners of Habitat for…

Trump sets emergency aid in motion in deal that upsets GOP

WASHINGTON/September 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump ignored seething Republicans and made good on his…