Disaster Area

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Arkansas

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Arkansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes from June 25-26, 2023. The President’s action makes federal funding available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations…

HUD: FHA Extends Current Foreclosure Protections for Borrowers in Maui County, HI

To assist borrowers impacted by the August wildfires, mortgage servicers will be prohibited from initiating or completing foreclosure actions through May 6, 2024. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced it is extending its existing disaster-related foreclosure moratorium in Maui County, HI, through May 6, 2024, for borrowers with FHA-insured single-family mortgages, including seniors with Home Equity…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kansas

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Kansas to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding from July 14-21, 2023. The President’s action makes public assistance available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by Tropical Storm Hilary from Aug. 19 – 21, 2023. Public Assistance federal funding is available to the Tribal government and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Montana

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Montana to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from June 1-8, 2023. The President’s action makes public assistance available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Vermont

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available for the state of Vermont to supplement recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding that occurred Aug. 3-5, 2023. The President’s action makes public assistance federal funding available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing…

FEMA: Charlotte & Hillsborough Counties in Florida Now Eligible for FEMA Individual Assistance due to Hurricane Idalia

Homeowners and renters who sustained losses from Hurricane Idalia in Charlotte and Hillsborough counties can apply for FEMA Individual Assistance. These counties join Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Sarasota, Suwannee and Taylor counties, which were previously approved for Individual Assistance. Survivors can apply by calling 800-621-3362, going…

SBA: Over $139 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans Provided to Maui Wildfires

Today, U.S. Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced that the SBA has approved more than $139 million in federal disaster loans for Hawaii businesses, nonprofits, and residents impacted by Maui wildfires. Since the fires began, the SBA has approved $40,620,400 for businesses and $ 98,615,000 for residents to help rebuild and recover from the disaster. “The SBA,…

FEMA: Six Additional Georgia Counties Eligible for Assistance in Response to Hurricane Idalia

Homeowners and renters in Berrien and Brooks counties are now eligible for FEMA assistance to help them recover from Hurricane Idalia. These counties join Cook, Glynn, and Lowndes counties, which were previously approved for Individual Assistance. Assistance for eligible survivors can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, and for other serious disaster-related needs,…

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available for the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians to supplement the tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by Tropical Storm Hilary that occurred from Aug. 19-21, 2023.  On Sept. 27, the President authorized federal funding to be made available to the La Jolla Band of…