Cmr. George P. Bush announces Amendment 3 to State Action Plan is posted for public comment

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PRESS RELEASE — Mar 22, 2019

AUSTIN — Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush posted Amendment 3 to the $5.676 billion State Action Plan for Hurricane Harvey for a federally required 30-day public comment period. The amendment details how $652 million in additional funds, awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Amendment 2, will be allocated for programs administered by the Texas General Land Office (GLO), Harris County and the city of Houston.

"Hurricane Harvey devastated the homes and lives of thousands along the Texas Coast," said Commissioner Bush. "These federal funds are instrumental in the GLO being able to provide housing resources for Texas families recovering from Hurricane Harvey. We continue to work with our partners in communities across the region to leverage these resources efficiently and effectively to benefit Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey."

The amendment includes the following changes, among other updates:

 All comments should be submitted to by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2019, to be considered. Per federal requirements, the GLO must respond to public comments before the amendment can be sent to HUD for its 45-day final approval.

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