Renters In 25 Louisiana Parishes Can Apply For FEMA Housing Grant
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants renters who suffered a loss due to damage caused by Hurricane Ida may qualify for a grant. FEMA grants do not need to be paid back and have no interest. There are several options available for renters in 25 Louisiana Parishes they include:
Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.
Start a FEMA Hurricane Ida claim immediately and by telephone at 1-800-621-3362, teletypewriter at 1-800-462-7585. If you have renters insurance you must file a claim with your provider first. If you are not a homeowner and lost personal property in a rental home, you may be eligible to recover what FEMA considers to be necessary expenses such as - Clothing, furniture, appliances, school supplies, need vehicle repairs, the replacement of tools, or other job-related equipment, need assistance to pay medical/dental bills.
For more details on FEMA assistance to cover Hotel/motel stays, rent, utilities, and more click here.