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With a deadline for Hurricane Harvey assistance near, Galveston advocates say hundreds could miss out due to bureaucratic mixups

Recovery workers in the area say the Texas General Land Office owes hurricane victims more time to apply for assistance after losing their paperwork, but the agency says the claims are baseless.

Christine Lopez outside her home in Friendswood on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The home was severely damaged by flood water as a…
Buckets sit inside a non-functioning shower inside the home of Christine Lopez in Friendswood on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The…
Christine Lopez in her kitchen in Friendswood on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The home was severely damaged by flood water as a r…

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