Personal Finance

Mortgage Insurance for Disaster Victims - Section 203(h)

The Section 203(h) program allows the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to insure mortgages made by qualified lenders to victims of a major disaster who have lost their homes and are in the process of rebuilding or buying another home.

Hope Now

A non-profit that offers homeowners assistance with mortgage debt and solutions.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

A financial toolkit for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey.


Houston Recovers

Houston Recovers is a City of Houston Recovery Information site.  Resources are available for volunteering, assistance, city updates, repair and housing assistance.

Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together provides free repair and renovation programs for elderly low-income, disabled and service-veteran homeowners in need. Programs address basic living, life event and quality-of-life circumstances. The work we’ve done since 1982 creates safer and healthier environments, and makes it possible for people to live in their own homes independently and for longer periods of time.

Texas Rebuilds

Rebuilding and other housing resources on a website maintained by the Texas General Land Office.

Storm Recovery

A variety of United Way resources for homeowners.

Taking Care of Yourself

Taking Care of Yourself Guide

Here’s a resource from experienced practitioner and educator, Darline Hunter.  She’s provided coping techniques and strategies to deal with stress, loss and trauma, as well as information and resources for those who are dealing with the emotional and psychological effects of Harvey.

Bay Area Turning Point

Provides advocacy in the areas of mental & behavioral health for victims of domestic or sexual violence.

Legacy Community Health

Provides mental and behavioral healthcare along with medical, particularly in primary care, pediatrics and OBGYN.

Innovative Alternatives

Mental and behavioral health, critical incident stress debriefing (CISD).  Provides transportation assistance for clients.

Warning Signs and Risk Factors

Beware of the warning signs that may come after a natural disaster for adults, teens, and first responders and recovery workers.

Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Managing Stress

Printable resource with tips on how to manage stress during these events from SAMHSA.