Recovery Tracker

How Much Stimulus Funding is Going to Your County?

48225 Houston County, Texas

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U.S. Texas Houston
Population 308,745,538 25,145,561 23,723
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $33,743,416,807 $22,636,291
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,342 $954
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
5.3
7.1
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+3.0
8.3
+3.3
10.4
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.2
8.5
+0.1
10.5
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+0.0
8.5
+0.2
10.7
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.0
7.5
-0.4
10.3
Unemployment Rate, 7/08 – 7/12

This site was updated in September 2012. It includes recipient-reported data through the second quarter of 2012, which was released in July 2012.

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Funding by Federal Agency and Department

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Transportation, Department of $12,921,317
Education, Department of $4,080,564
Agriculture, Department of $2,610,444
Social Security Administration $1,329,000
Energy, Department of $807,138
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $647,290
Justice, Department of $97,466
Environmental Protection Agency $95,532
Health and Human Services, Department of $40,040
Small Business Administration $7,500

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Houston County, Texas Data last updated on September 2012.
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Note: For some programs where states do not report where money will be distributed across the state, we do not have the allocation for individual counties. Those programs include: Medicaid, unemployment benefits and food stamps. Those amounts are included in the totals for where the state agency receiving that money is located.

Amount refers to both the amount of stimulus funding going toward the project and the face value of the loan.

Recipient Amount Type Description Federal Dept./Agency Date
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $6,072,773 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 9/23/2010
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $2,798,478 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/15/2010
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $2,356,956 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 3/31/2009
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $1,612,585 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/15/2009
HOUSTON COUNTY $1,514,000 Loan Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,312,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
CROCKETT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $657,540 Grant State Energy Program The State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) will provide grants on a competitive basis to eligible public entities in Texas to promote energy conservation and efficiency and reduce energy demand. DOE has approved SECO's State Energy Program (SEP) applicat
This spending item is part of a $218,782,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 5/01/2009
CROCKETT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $588,703 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Purpose: Title I, Part A ARRA provides supplemental resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families to provide high-quality education that will enable all children to... Show more
This spending item is part of a $948,737,780 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
CROCKETT HOUSING AUTHORITY $551,758 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Rehab Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
HOUSTON COUNTY $500,000 Grant Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2010
CROCKETT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $499,202 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $441,926 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 3/31/2009
CROCKETT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $410,763 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
CROCKETT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $313,490 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act Assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
This spending item is part of a $945,636,328 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
ASSISTIVE & REHABILITATIVE SERVICES TEXAS DE $246,988 Direct P Centers for Independent Living, Recovery Act. CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE LIVING RECOVERY ACT Education, Department of 12/18/2009
ASSISTIVE & REHABILITATIVE SERVICES TEXAS DE $212,230 Direct P Centers for Independent Living, Recovery Act. CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE LIVING RECOVERY ACT Education, Department of 12/18/2009
LOVELADY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $191,754 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
LOVELADY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $182,501 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
GRAPELAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $158,343 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
GRAPELAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $147,552 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
LATEXO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $145,019 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
LATEXO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $139,362 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
KENNARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $118,115 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
KENNARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $112,784 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
LOVELADY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $105,655 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act Assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
This spending item is part of a $945,636,328 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
KENNARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $103,708 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Purpose: Title I, Part A ARRA provides supplemental resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families to provide high-quality education that will enable all children to... Show more
This spending item is part of a $948,737,780 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
GRAPELAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $102,405 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act Assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
This spending item is part of a $945,636,328 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $100,661 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 2/28/2010
GRAPELAND HOUSING AUTHORITY $95,532 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded For energy efficient appliances, roofing, windows and landscaping for all gha units. Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
GRAPELAND HOUSING AUTHORITY $95,532 Grant Recovery Act of 2009: Capital Improvement and Maintenance ARRA Grant funds Environmental Protection Agency 3/18/2009
LATEXO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $86,454 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act Assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
This spending item is part of a $945,636,328 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
HOUSTON COUNTY $86,265 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) The EECBG program provides funds to units of local and state government, Indian tribes, and territories to develop and implement projects to improve energy efficiency, and reduce energy use and fossil fuel emissions in their communities. ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $45,638,100 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/14/2009
GRAPELAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $83,791 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Purpose: Title I, Part A ARRA provides supplemental resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families to provide high-quality education that will enable all children to... Show more
This spending item is part of a $948,737,780 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $80,525 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/15/2010
KENNARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $70,829 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act Assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
This spending item is part of a $945,636,328 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
LATEXO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $60,916 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Purpose: Title I, Part A ARRA provides supplemental resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families to provide high-quality education that will enable all children to... Show more
This spending item is part of a $948,737,780 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
City of Crockett $40,303 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) The EECBG program provides funds to units of local and state government, Indian tribes, and territories to develop and implement projects to improve energy efficiency, and reduce energy use and fossil fuel emissions in their communities. ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $45,638,100 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/14/2009
WATERS EDGE ENCAMPMENT $40,040 Grant ARRA Strengthening Communities Fund The objectives of the Strengthening Communities Fund (SCF) are to (1) fund entities to provide training, technical assistance, and financial assistance to local faith-based and community organizations enabling them to more fully participate in economic re
This spending item is part of a $764,780 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 9/23/2009
GRAPELAND, CITY OF $37,365 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The Office of the Governor - Criminal Justice Division (CJD) will utilize its Fiscal Year 2009 Recovery State allocation to fund programs under the following purpose areas: law enforcement,... Show more
This spending item is part of a $90,295,773 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/14/2009
HOUSTON COUNTY $30,101 Grant Violence Against Women Formula Grants Supports efforts that respond to violent crimes against women including developing and strengthening effective law enforcement, prosecution strategies, and victim services in cases involving violence against women.
This spending item is part of a $9,042,754 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 7/17/2009
HOUSTON/TRINITY COUNTIES CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTE $30,000 Grant Recovery Act - State Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program The Recovery Act G?? OVC FY 09 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program supports the provision of services to victims of crime within the State of Texas. Furthermore, these funds are used to enhance direct services that respond to victi... Show more
This spending item is part of a $2,109,000 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 4/24/2009
KENNARD, CITY OF $23,030 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) The EECBG program provides funds to units of local and state government, Indian tribes, and territories to develop and implement projects to improve energy efficiency, and reduce energy use and fossil fuel emissions in their communities. ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $45,638,100 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/14/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $16,284 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/31/2010
LATEXO DOUBLE D FARMS $10,970 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 2/19/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $10,362 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
SINCERELY $7,500 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 8/10/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,760 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 5/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,015 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,663 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,775 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $28 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/30/2010
CROCKETT RESOURCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVI $0 Grant Centers for Independent Living, Recovery Act. CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE LIVING RECOVERY ACT Education, Department of 12/18/2009
CROCKETT RESOURCE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVI $0 Grant Centers for Independent Living, Recovery Act. CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE LIVING RECOVERY ACT Education, Department of 12/18/2009