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In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which wrought an estimated $50 billion of economic and property damage in the Houston area last August, LISC has been working hard to help communities recover—and become more resilient in the bargain. Through our $100 million recovery fund and multiple partnerships and collaborations, our Houston and Rural programs ...
Houston was already facing an affordable housing crisis before Hurricane Harvey hit, but the resulting catastrophic flooding exacerbated the city’s housing predicament. How can Houston leverage the unprecedented disaster recovery resources flowing into the region to address this challenge and to become a more resilient city?
Today, Houston LISC and the Kinder Institute for Urban Research released a report highlighting key learnings and strategies from the “Building a More Resilient Housing System” event held on March 27th, 2018. The event explored how Houston is addressing the recovery from Hurricane Harvey, how other cities and regions have responded to acute disasters, and ...