Assistance for Hurricane Irma Damage
- Saturday, 14 October 2017 22:03
If needed, find additional resources for damage caused by Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Irma caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage. If you’re home or business sustained a portion of that damage, you’ve got resources to help repair damages. Find your options below.
Find Resources for Hurricane Damage
• The Small Business Association: The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help small businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters.
• Division of Insurance Agent and Agency Services: Assistance with homeowner’s or car insurance.
• FEMA assistance. FEMA offers numerous programs.
• Mortgage forbearance. According to FloridaToday.com, many banks and other lenders are offering customers relief on their mortgages. Residents of Florida counties declared disaster areas by FEMA are eligible to put their payments on hold for up to a year if they have their mortgages with Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.
• IRS. The IRS offers different kinds of tax relief in the wake of disasters, such as allowing storm victims to take loans against their 401(k) accounts or make what are known as “hardship withdrawals.”
• Crisis Cleanup program: Help with roofs, water damage, tree removal and other home repairs; also call 800-451-1954.
• Disaster Food Stamps or D-SNAP program: this program has been approved in Florida to provide food assistance to those impacted by the disaster. Call 866-762-2237 for more information.
At Hendry Aluminum, we are dealing with water damage to our offices. This has made us fall behind in our customer service response times. Please be patient while we repair and rebuild. If you have questions you can reach us at 239-303-0099 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for your patience.