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After Nearly Three Years, Hurricane Buyouts to Begin

  • This is one of several houses on the golf course in La Grange that have not been lived in since Hurricane Harvey flooded them nearly three years ago.
    This is one of several houses on the golf course in La Grange that have not been lived in since Hurricane Harvey flooded them nearly three years ago.
Fayette County Commissioners finalized a contract last week to begin buyouts of homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Harvey flood three years ago. After the flood in 2017, the U.S. Congress appropriated $28 billion toward long-term recovery efforts in areas hit hardest by the hurricane, including buyout programs to ensure no one ever builds homes or businesses in areas that flooded. Late last…

 

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