Filemon Vela

Representing the 34 District of Texas

Recovering from hurricane damage: applying for HAP

Applications are now available for individuals in Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio counties. Residents in these counties should visit to apply. Applicants are eligible for assistance within their region if they owned their home, it was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey, and it was their primary residence, among other eligibility factors. 

Potential applicants should review the Homeowner Assistance Program Checklist to have all applicable documents ready prior to applying.

Regions, funding available, application release data and counties:


Coastal Bend Region

Regional funding available


Application release date

November 27, 2018


Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio