What is Harvey Home Connect
We are your common application and trusted guide for nonprofit home repair in Greater Houston. At Harvey Home Connect, we assist eligible, low-to-moderate income seekers of home repair services in the Great Houston region affected by Hurricane Harvey.
We are committed to serving the most vulnerable populations, including but not limited to the elderly, low-income households, people with disabilities, families with undocumented household members, families with children, and households that did not qualify for FEMA assistance.
How we work
We’re your guide to Harvey home repair in the Greater Houston area. We use data to match eligible homeowners to reputable, vetted nonprofit organizations that provide home repair services.
Once you fill out an application, we confirm your eligibility, match you to a home repair nonprofit, assess Harvey damage, and if possible, help stabilize your home.
Fill out a short eligibility screen to know if you may be eligible for repairs from one of our partner non-profits.
Duration: 5 minutes
Fill out a home-repair in-take form. If you don’t have all the documents ready, don’t worry. Submit this regardless.
Duration: 30 minutes
After you successfully submit the application, we will send you SMS and email updates on a weekly basis to provide you information about your status.
Once an application is fully submitted, you can no longer make any edits. If any changes need to be made, please communicate directly with your assigned Harvey Home Connect Guide.
We assign you a HHC guide. Your guide works with you to collect outstanding documents and verify information.
Duration: 7 business days, if documents are uploaded. 15 business days, if documents are missing or inaccurate.
At the end of this step, it is possible you may be deemed ineligible to continue with Harvey Home Connect.
Your guide puts you in touch with one of our partner home repair non-profits.
Duration: 5 business days. This may vary based on our partners’ waitlists.
Assessment, Permitting & Construction
Our partner agencies work with you to evaluate damage, determine if repairs are possible and start construction.
Duration: 2-4 weeks
Construction time varies based on repair needs. We will work with your partner non-profit to ensure your home is repaired in a timely manner
The goal of our repairs if to provide a stable living environment. This means we may not be able to bring a home to its previous state.
“Thank y’all for everything. Y’all took my house and have me back my home. God bless y’all.” A HHC Client