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An article in The Atlantic's Renewal Project gives props to LISC Houston's Amanda Timm and the women leaders of four other local groups partnered to repair hundreds of hurricane-ravaged homes in the ongoing wake of Harvey. Together, the collaborative is deploying a $17 million grant to make 480 houses livable again.
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?