We are sharing with you our experiences with the federal disaster assistance agencies. We'll guide you the best we can. We'll attempt to update our guidance promptly when homeowners report changes to federal and state programs.
Homeowner Assistance Fund Program that applies to ALL States and US Territories.
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Mortgage Assistance will be managed by the same departments as the current Rental assistance. Expect the same results, slow disbursements and eligibility requirements that may not offer any financial assistance or funding coverage.
LA, FL, TX, PR, NC are receiving billions in US taxpayer dollars to mitigate against future flood disasters. We are looking to help your county or parish find the best clearing and dredging people. Contact us about your experience.
Eligible Homeowners to receive financial assistance from state managed federally funded programs.
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Financial hardship means a material reduction in income or material increase in living expenses associated with any federally declared disaster and in this article we will use the coronavirus pandemic as our current federally declared disaster.
You spend countless hours researching disaster recovery for the citizens of your state. You research your state leadership and it's workforce on all matters associated with disaster recovery. You make it your concern to help others by providing much needed information. You take all disaster recovery issues facing homeowners today and make them your Matters Under Review. If this sounds like you, visit Matters Under Review (MUR) for more information.
FedEx Expedited delivery with signature required by merchant could delay your projects.
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When you order products that require signature collection by FedEx Expedited Services you may end up being a victim of corporate required delivery time tables or just employees that take their jobs as a way to pass the time of day.
HUD CDBG-DR Base Flood Elevation (BFE), two (2) feet above the Advisory Base Flood Elevation (ABFE)
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When you work with your municipality and they say your elevation has to be Base Flood Elevation BFE they are quoting FEMA policy. FEMA offers a 25/75 cost share for elevation. Your municipality has to tell you BFE plus 2 feet to use other federal funds.
Two unemployment programs that the state of Louisiana Workforce should launch.
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Short-Time Compensation and Partial Unemployment Insurance assistance. Federally funded American Rescue Act Plan of 2021 that could strength local economy while building back the labor force at a manageable and economically based pace.
If you build a safe, hostile free work environment you will find workers are more willing to return to work than to remain on Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation assistance. Too many studies show those willing to work will work.
What you will find on your substantial damage letter generated by FEMA Substantial Damage Estimator software
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A detailed look at what you will find on your FEMA Substantial Damage Estimator SDE output. For more details about each section I recommend that you read the SDE 3.0 User Manual and Field Workbook published by FEMA for the SDE software.
What we need to assist more disaster victims is this flowchart for Federal Assistance. FEMA to HUD / SBA Flowchart for a more balanced recovery process based on ability to take additional household debt.
Did your state inform you that you qualify for federal assistance only to later deny you assistance based on state created policy or procedure? Is your home listed as being in one of the most impacted areas? Do you have proof your state accepted you into the federally funded HUD CDBG-DR grant program? Contact us about your experience.
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