The following information has been provided to all program participants and is provided again on this site to assist you in "advance preparation" of a disaster. Please do not wait until a disaster strikes. It might be too late.
We are not referencing minor accidents that may occur within your unit or your neighbors' unit, i.e., water or plumbing leaks, small unit fire, electrical failure, etc. We assume your lease covers these incidents. If not, you should contact your manager or landlord.
The type of disaster we make reference to includes, but is not limited to the following:
We are concerned about your safety, protection and survival of human life. Accordingly, if you do not have a Family Disaster Plan we encourage you to develop one as soon as possible and take the steps outlined below:
Most importantly, if a disaster strikes, try to remain calm, patient and follow the instructions of your local officials. Remember, in a disaster, emergency services cannot get to everyone right away so try to be as prepared as possible to help yourself by following the above steps.
If you have questions you may contact your Tarrant County Housing Counselor.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
Tarrant County provides the information contained in this web site as a public service. Every effort is made to ensure that information provided is correct. However, in any case where legal reliance on information contained in these pages is required, the official records of Tarrant County should be consulted. Tarrant County is not responsible for the content of, nor endorses any site which has a link from the Tarrant County web site.
This site is best experienced with supported browsers: Internet Explorer 9 and above, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari. If you use an older or unsupported browser, you might notice that some features do not function properly. Click the browser name above to learn more about the recommended browsers.