Our Programs

Voluntary Home Buyout Testimonials

"Take advantage of this program to ensure you never have to experience flooding again. The process is very easy and you are given fair value on your home." - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program 

Take it; it's so much better than enduring another flood! - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program 

“It was a pleasure working with you and your team.  Words are very inadequate for the appreciation I feel for yours and your teams help during this process.  All my very best to you all.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program 

“I feel like the (buyout) process was very smooth and easy.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program 

“She was the most helpful of all (referencing the Harris County Real Property Division Purchase Agent).  By the time that I finally found a home, I felt like she was family.  She explained everything fully and was a great communicator.  She has a gift of communicating and was very patient with me.  We talked many times.  You should give her a raise! She is a real prize, and I mean it.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program 

(“I was very pleased with (the Flood Control District’s Property Acquisition staff).  They helped guide us through the application process when we were uncertain about the how and when.”) - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program 

“This is a very simple process allowing flexibility to distressed homeowners.”  - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“All parties were very professional and respectful of my emotions.”  - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“I want to thank you so very much for all your help in providing me the opportunity for a fresh start.  Your (buyout) program has been of great benefit to me.  Because of your program I was able to dispose of a property that had flooded numerous times.  And I was  also able to move from that flood prone area to one that is safer and healthier.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“(The Flood Control District’s Property Acquisition staff) were very helpful and patient over the years I kept bugging (them) about the buyout for my home.  I felt I was getting the most up to date information and (they) both always returned my calls in a very timely matter.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“I found (the Harris County Real Property Division Purchase Agent) was well prepared and knowledgeable.  She explained the process and how we were going forward.  She also answered all my questions and returned calls promptly.”  - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“We were very pleased to work with (the Harris County Real Property Division Relocation Agent).  She was very knowledgeable in her position and extremely helpful in getting us relocated.  Having all the printed information from both ladies (Purchase and Relocation Agents) was a big plus.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“Having the stress off my shoulders that I can now actually sleep through the night when the rain begins!” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“I think you all did a great job in getting me to my new home.  Very fair with the appraisal process and moving expenses.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“(The Flood Control District Property Acquisition staff) was very good at explaining the buyout process to me.  She was very patient and kind and always returned my calls in a timely manner.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“(The Flood Control District Property Acquisition staff) was very thorough and extremely easy to contact.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“(The Harris County Real Property Division Purchase Agent) was absolutely wonderful throughout the entire process.  She was sure to guide me throughout everything so that on the day of closing everything went as smooth as possible.  She was very patient with me as I had never sold a house before to ensure I understood everything and was always available for me to reach out and ask her questions.  When I needed information for my mortgage company she promptly emailed it to me.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“(The Harris County Real Property Division Relocation Agent) was great and always available whenever I had any questions.  He has been very informative and knowledgeable.” - Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program

“Your program provides more than a financial opportunity for a fresh start.  It also removes people from harm’s way.  And it saves them the time and mental anguish of going thru that situation again.”- Participant in our Voluntary Home Buyout Program