Northeast Houston Harvey Victim Finally Nears The End Of A Long Recovery

Homeowner and disabled vet James Hert has won the fight with FEMA over disaster assistance for his home near Greens Bayou.

By Florian MartinApril 2, 2018 9:30 am, , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Back in November, we reported on how some Houstonians were recovering from Harvey. One of them was James Hert, a disabled veteran who lives in northeast Houston by Greens Bayou.

We went back to his 1,100 square-foot home to see how things are going.

Driving through the neighborhood, even seven months after Harvey, you can still see small piles of debris in front of some houses.

His homeowners insurance correctly said it was flood damage, which it didn’t cover, so it didn’t pay out either.

For the past half year, Hert and his wife, Rose, have stayed at a budget motel down the road. That, FEMA did pay for.

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