Natural Disaster: Winter Freeze 2021

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Winter Freeze Emergency Assistance

Purpose:

To assist low-income individuals and families that were affected by the 2021 winter emergency with limited repair costs and flexible spending financial assistance.

Overall requirements:
  • ID

  • Proof of address

  • Must live in one of the MAM service area zip codes **

  • Proof of damage for those requesting funds for repairs, insurance deductible, etc. (Pictures, insurance claim, etc)

  • W-9

  • Lease, if applicable

  • Income at or below 80% of AMI, or Maximum Annual Household Income of:

    • ​1 Person: $44,150

    • 2 Person: $50,450

    • 3 Person: $56,750

    • 4 Person: $63,050

    • 5 Person: $68,100

    • 6 Person: $73,150

    • 7 Person: $78,200

    • 8 Person: $83,250

 
Levels of assistance*:
  • Basic assistance: Flexible spending assistance to those that may need help with food, water, or other basic needs.

  • Advanced assistance: For those that sustained physical damages such as ruptured pipes or structure damages. This will be paid directly to contractor or insurance company for deductibles. Also, to cover first month rent or deposit to those that were forced to move due to 2021 winter storm damages.

    • The following documents may be required: proof of damage, receipts or estimates, W-9, and lease for 1st month rent or deposit. 

* Level of assistance determined on a case-by-case basis

Application:

Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • English: (713) 574-7533 ​​

  • Español: (713) 574-7536​

** MAM Zip Codes include:

 77008

77009 

77018 

77022 

77024

77037

77039

77040

77041

77043

77055

77076

77079

77080

77088

77091

77092

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Want to help?

Consider a donation to MAM's Emergency Winter Freeze Assistance Fund

We know our community and the City of Houston have been heavily impacted by this February's winter storm. Many still feel the lasting effects of broken pipes, water damage and loss of food or belongings. MAM is here to serve our community again with Emergency Winter Freeze Assistance. 

Our community is stronger because of you! If you are not in need of assistance but would like to show support for your neighbors, please consider making a donation to the Disaster Relief & Recovery Fund here.

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