Step 2: Choose a Toolkit or Article.
A Toolkit includes Forms, Instructions, Frequently Asked Questions and related Articles. Toolkits have this symbol:
An Article provides basic information about a topic. Some Articles include Forms. Articles have this symbol:
This article tells you about concerns that may arise for your immigration status after a natural disaster and what steps to take next. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article tells you about disaster relief programs availabe to immigrants and specific conditions that may need to be met. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article contains information on disaster relief loans, including what they are, what they cover, who is eligible to recieve them, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article contains information on ways you can get help with emergency housing and other needs as you recover from a disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article provides resources to individuals with disabilities who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. This includes information on accessible hotel rooms, durable medical equipment, medical needs & supplies, and more. This article was written by Disability Rights Texas.
This article provides information about coping after a disaster and the national center for disaster fraud. This material is from the Federal Trade Commission.
This article can tell you about your rights to unemployment assistance in relation to a natural disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs provides information about discrimination and fair housing for renters.
This is a resource to Texans for hiring construction professionals, including general “Do’s” and “ Don’ts ” for hiring a contractor or other professional to help rebuild in the wake of these natural disasters. This resource was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA).
This article provides information on Private Easements, Easements by Implication as well as other deed restriction information. This article was provided by Texas A&M Real Estate Center.
If your child attends public pre-K-12 schools in Texas and has recently been displaced by a natural disaster, he/she may have education rights to immediate enrollment and supports and services.
This TexasLawHelp.org article highlights a handbook on Texas elder law. The Elder Law Handbook covers information such as powers of attorney, guardianship, Medicaid, wills, and more. It was written by the Houston Bar Association.
This article tells how to prepare, plan and be informed for an emergency. Additionally, how to build a kit and more. This article was written by FEMA.
This article provides information about estate planning in Texas. Estate planning means making a plan for how you want to divide your property after you die. Part of estate planning is deciding in advance who should be in charge of your medical and financial affairs if you are unable to make important decisions for yourself....
This article tells you about eviction including what it is and what steps you may want to take if you are facing eviction. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article contains information about evictions and reasonable accommodations in Texas. This article was provided by Disability Rights Texas.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court of Texas has halted most eviction hearings in Texas until at least April 20, 2020 (May 1 for newer cases). This article discusses how this might affect you.
This article provides answers and examples on housing discrimination against a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) person. This material is from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
This article answers frequently asked questions about your rights as a tenant when you are renting an apartment or home with mold in Texas.
This article contains answers to common questions about FEMA. Specifically, how FEMA may be able to help you recover from a disaster. This article was written by Lone Star Legal Aid.