March 16, 2022

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for Virginia Disaster Survivors

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance to supplement Commonwealth, Tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas of Virginia affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on January 2 to January 3, 2022.

On March 11, President Biden issued a major disaster declaration for the counties of Albemarle, Amelia, Appomattox, Bedford, Buckingham, Caroline, Charlotte, Culpeper, Cumberland, Essex, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Hanover, King George, King William, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Westmoreland Counties and the independent city of Fredericksburg.

Additionally, HUD funding is available to the Commonwealth, tribal, and eligible local governments on a cost-sharing basis for snow assistance for continuous 48-hour period during or proximate to the incident period in the counties of King George and Stafford.

HUD funding, provided by 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.