Skyline of Houston overlooking Brays Bayou in Meyerland

Builders active in Meyerland, but vacant lots persist two years after Harvey

August 8, 2019

Meyerland, a community just outside the 610 Loop on both sides of Brays Bayou, is comprised of around 2,300 single-family homes.

Many residents whose homes flooded during Harvey were quick to rebuild, renovate or elevate their homes to keep from flooding again.

But there’s another part of the community that’s more conservative. Those homeowners have either moved out of the neighborhood or still own property there and still haven’t decided what to do as they remain in long-term rentals.

“That flood was devastating,” said builder Scott Frankel. “I understand people who are still kind of reeling.”… Read More

Source: Houston Chronicle by Nancy Sarnoff on Aug. 9, 2019

Photo: Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle / Houston Chronicle