Texans Star JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey Effort Raises $41.6MHouston Texans star J.J. Watt says he has distributed the $41.6 million his foundation raised to help rebuild the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey.
Charities Helped With Fixing Homes, Other Needs After HarveyIn the year since Hurricane Harvey caused widespread flooding and damage in Texas, nonprofits and charities have been filling the gaps in aid that government agencies may not have covered.
Harvey's Devastating Flooding Boosts Insurance In TexasWhen Hurricane Harvey hit more than 100,000 flooded homes in Harris County didn't have flood insurance. According to FEMA, 80 percent of all households affected by the storm weren't covered.
Harris County Plans Billboard Campaign To Push Flood Insurance After HarveyThe Harris County Flood Control District estimates more than 80 percent of the county's 1.4 million buildings lacked flood insurance when the storm devastated the region.
Harvey's Insured Losses Estimated To Cost Nearly $19 BillionThe nation's largest state insurance trade association estimates insured losses from Harvey at nearly $19 billion — and that doesn't count damage not covered by insurance.
Official: U.S. Insurance Program Could Pay $11B For HarveyThe head of the National Flood Insurance Program says early estimates are that Hurricane Harvey will result in about $11 billion in payouts to insured homeowners.
Most Harvey Flood Victims Uninsured, Face Big Bills AloneHomeowners suffering flood damage from Harvey are more likely to be on the hook for losses than victims of prior storms — a potentially crushing blow to personal finances and neighborhoods along the Gulf Coast.
North Texas Flood Victims Struggle Without Flood InsurancePrivate insurance companies rarely include flooding in standard policies, leaving homeowners to apply separately through FEMA.
Do You Have Home Flood Insurance? Are You Sure?Flood insurance is one of those things you may think you have, but you probably don't. If your home is flooded, your homeowners insurance will most likely not cover the damage.
Water Damage At City Of Dallas Parks Not Covered By InsuranceHeavy rain and flooding in North Texas has caused serious damage to a number of parks in Dallas and officials with the City say the repairs aren't covered by insurance.
Residents Forced To Buy Flood Insurance, But Never Thought They’d Need It Nine homes destroyed and another dozen damaged by an unexpected flood. Water is still out of its banks in Granbury and there’s a threat of more rain. Residents say they were recently forced to buy flood insurance, but never thought they'd need it.
Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance HikesCongress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.