Flood Victims Event

December 2nd Event for Flood Victims – Houston Police Officer Speaking at Event

***Please note, we are passing this on as a courtesy to any Houstonians who may benefit from the information presented at this event. You must RSVP to donald.perkins@houstontx.gov. You can contact him at 832-393-3016 if you have any questions. December 2, 2017 Westbury High School 11911 Chimney Rock Rd 10 am – Noon We are coming to Houston on December 2nd to hold our SmartPower workshop “Protecting Yourself from Home Repair Fraud and Scams” to help protect flood victims from becoming victims of home repair/rebuild fraud and scams. A flyer for the event is attached. At the workshop, flood victims will empower themselves by learning how to work with contractors to rebuild or repair their homes including how to find contractors, how to vet them, what should and should not be in the contract, how to set up payment schedules so the contractor cannot rip you off, insurance issues they may not be aware of, what to do before, during and after a project, and a whole lot more. The event is free and open to the public. We do not recommend contractors. We are a safe, unbiased place for disaster victims to go to get the information they need to help protect themselves. We have secured the following speakers to date: Houston Councilmember Larry Green Daniel Zwart, Consumer Protection Division, Texas Attorney General Jesse McClure, Special Prosecutor, Texas Department of Insurance Albert Raymond, Building Official, City of Houston Officer Chudy Onwuka, Houston Police Department Elliott Klein, Esq., Local Houston Attorney

 

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