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Hurricane Harvey

  • 1.  Hurricane Harvey

    Posted 08-25-2017 14:44
    Edited by Priya Chhaya 04-03-2018 15:54
    The Texas Historical Commission hopes everyone along the Gulf Coast is safe over the next few days as Hurricane Harvey hits our state. In the aftermath of a disaster, we're ready to assist owners of historic properties, local officials, and state and federal agencies in communities that are impacted by weather events. Please feel free to contact me if you know of someone in need of assistance.

    We have links to disaster resources on our website at

    Elizabeth Brummett
    State Coordinator for Project Review
    Texas Historical Commission
    Austin TX

  • 2.  RE: Hurricane Harvey

    Posted 08-26-2017 08:08
    A couple of good first steps is to make sure the impacted communities get a copy of their surveyed historic building inventory forms and a list of NR listed and NR eligible surveyed properties. Often times the paper and digital inventory information at the local level is damaged or destroyed. Another action item post event is to educate the owners of NR individual and historic district income producing buildings in storm impacted communities about their ability to utilize federal income tax credits for disaster recovery rehabilitation projects, including flood and wind hazard mitigation retrofitting.

    [Roderick] [Scott] [CFM]
    [L & R Resources, LLC]
    [Mandeville] [LA]

  • 3.  RE: Hurricane Harvey

    Posted 08-31-2017 10:55
    Edited by Ana Bice 08-31-2017 11:21
    Thanks so much for sharing, Elizabeth. We have added THC's resources to our call-out box in response to Hurricane Harvey, which you can find on our disaster relief page here: If anyone has another resource to contribute, please let us know.

    Additionally, here is the official statement on Hurricane Harvey from the National Trust. Our thoughts are with those who are dealing with this terrible event.


    Rebecca Bice
    Associate Manager for Forum Member Engagement
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
    Washington DC