More Disaster Assistance Resources and Ways to Give Available

By TLTA Staff
Sept. 20, 2017

Resources for Those Affected
Below are some resources that may help those directly affected by the storm. Feel free to share them with your employees, friends or family. They are also available on the TLTA Disaster Relief Resources web page.
The Texas Association of Builders has compiled consumer information about selecting a builder or contractor, federal and state disaster recovery resources, Texas building guidelines and more.
The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association has shared the Mortgage Bankers Association's Help for Homeowners and Renters Impacted by Hurricane Harvey flyer (an automated download). It reminds homeowners to contact their mortgage servicer and includes tips on filing a flood insurance claim, documenting damage and watching out for scams.
The Independent Bankers Association of Texas has a Hurricane Harvey Resources web page with a link to their Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund and instructions on how to apply, business recovery loan information and more.
The Texas Apartment AssociationHurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Resources web page includes links to housing, price gouging information, rules that can be applied to Sept. 1 rent payments, insurance claims tips, disaster and unemployment assistance links and more.
You may be able to find available housing with Entrata, Yardi, MRI Software, Houston Association of Realtors Temporary Housing and/or the Harris County Housing and Community Resource Center.

Ways to Help Affected Members Needing Assistance
The TLTA Disaster Relief Resources page now lists links to several funds created to directly assist those in our Texas title insurance family. This is a unique and important opportunity to provide direct assistance and have a positive impact on the lives of those in our very own title community. Please consider offering your support to those in desperate need right now.