Supporting recovery efforts in Texas
Damage caused by Hurricane Harvey continues to impact citizens across the Lone Star State. ICF has been on the ground since January 2019 partnering with state and local officials to help get residents back on their feet and on the path to recovery and rebuilding.
"Disaster management projects can be incredibly complex. And they’re never easy. For many ICF employees, it’s the most important work we’ll ever do in our careers. Our teams in Texas are working around the clock to make sure the work is done right and done as quickly as possible. We put our personal and professional integrity and passion into the work we do every day.”
-Andrew LaVanway, Senior Vice President, ICF
Texas General Land Office
We provide a broad range of project management and financial services to help the GLO administer recovery funds. This includes developing standard procedures for administering Texas’ housing assistance and local buyout/acquisition and infrastructure programs and helping create efficient financial processes. We also provide a wide array of technical assistance to support GLO staff, subrecipients, and vendors.
Key metrics with the GLO
(as of October 2021)
City of Houston
We support the City’s Community Development Block Grant—Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program, managing the outreach and intake portions. We make sure residents know about the program, meet with a case manager as needed, and are able to initiate an application for relief funds.
Key metrics in Houston
(as of December 2019)
Harris County has 8 CDBG-DR programs. We only support 3 of them: the Homeowners Assistance Program, the Buyout and Acquisition Program and the Reimbursement Program. Of those, we are directly responsible for outreach, intake and the initial application submission process. We do not determine applicant eligibility or run the case management system.
Harris County’s CDBG-DR Program