May 6, 2022

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for New Mexico Disaster Survivors

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance to State and local recovery efforts in the areas of New Mexico affected by wildfires and straight-line winds beginning on April 5, 2022, and continuing.

On May 4, President Biden issued a major disaster declaration for the counties of Colfax, Lincoln, Mora, San Miguel, and Valencia.

Federal funding, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide. Effective immediately, HUD is:

Read about these and other HUD programs designed to assist disaster victims.

This post was originally published here.