People still living in hotels after being displaced by Hurricane Harvey can extend the time they have to find alternative accommodations.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday it had extended its transitional shelter assistance program through Nov. 27.

Participants in the program should receive a call or email by Nov. 7 to review their eligibility.

People must be registered with FEMA to be eligible for the assistance program. To register with FEMA, call 800-321-3362.

Participants in the assistance program must find their own hotels. Participating hotels can be found at disasterassistance.gov.

— John Wayne Ferguson

John Wayne Ferguson: 409-683-5226; john.ferguson@galvnews.com or on Twitter @johnwferguson.

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Ray Taft

Participants in FEMA's emergency housing must find their own hotels. And that was just made harder because of the Lone Star Rally. Where are those trailers and RVs for county residents? Texas and Galveston County politicos seem to be unable to help people in a timely fashion. By the time politicos get it together, few will need their help.

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