Austin launches new website to help residents navigate winter storm repairs

Staff Reports

The City of Austin announces a new website to support local residents and business owners whose properties were damaged in the recent winter storm. Visitors to will find information about plumbers, electricians, and other contractors; code compliance and service requests; the City’s emergency permitting process; homeowner’s funding assistance; and federal and local assistance programs.

“Our top priority continues to be helping our community recover from the devastating effects of Winter Storm Uri,” said Spencer Cronk, Austin City Manager. “Launching is one of many tools implemented to help Austinites rebuild from last week’s storm. We believe providing this information in one easily accessible location will help our community repair their properties quickly and safely.”

The City of Austin is partnering with multiple governmental agencies and community groups to maintain this list of critical resources for Austin residents and business owners. City staff will update the website as new information and resources become available.

Residents are encouraged to visit the City of Austin’s Cold Weather Emergency Resources webpage,, for information on water and food distribution, utility outages and services, cold weather shelters, and more. To receive the latest updates on City services, follow @AustinTexasGovon Twitter and like @AustinTexasGov on Facebook.

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