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Weather Emergencies

Legal resources related to disasters in Texas.

Winter Storm 2021

 


Contents

This page contains information on the following. Click the link to jump to each topic:

Government Response
Help available through federal, state, and local governments.

Apply for Assistance
Information on applying for state and federal financial assistance.

Property Damage
Tips for homeowners and renters on insurance claims and requesting repairs from a landlord.

Utility Bills
Information about spikes in utility bills due to the storm.

Government Response

Federal

State

Local

Below are links to some local government websites that are providing information on their response to the winter weather storm. If your city is not listed, visit their official website for more information. 

Apply for Assistance

FEMA Assistance

Those without internet access can call FEMA toll free at 1-800-621-3362 to apply for assistance or check application status. People who are deaf, hard of hearing or who use a Text Telephone can call 800-462-7585. You can also visit a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in person by looking for the nearest location here.

Who qualifies for FEMA? What does it cover?

Protect Yourself from Scams

Other Forms of Assistance

Federal

State

Property Damage

Protecting Your Home

Conducting/Requesting Repairs

Homeowners

Renters

Insurance Claims

Utility Bills