Harvey news week of 9/18

Photo by Steve Gonzalez for Houston Chronicle

APARTMENT DWELLERS LEFT CONFUSED

Disaster recovery efforts focus disproportionately on homeowners; neglecting the needs and questions of renters, many of whom live in apartments.  This guide containing information from the Texas Apartment Association offers initial recommendations on returning to an apartment post-disaster. (Houston Chronicle)

DEBRIS DROP-OFF SITES IN HOUSTON-AREA

As Houstonians return to their homes many are contending with the debris left by Harvey.  A list of debris drop-off and management sites around Houston has been posted, it is not clear how long each site will remain open. (The Houston Chronicle)

KEEP IT? TOSS IT?

Hurricane Harvey survivors are returning to flooded-out living spaces to assess the damage done by the storm.  This guide outlines what is safe to keep and what ought to be thrown away to reduce the risk of long-term exposure related illness. (The Houston Chronicle)