DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a two week extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which pays for eligible flood evacuees to stay in hotels and motels. Eligible individuals and families whose homes are still uninhabitable, inaccessible or without utilities will continue to have a safe place to stay through Oct. 19 (checkout Oct. 20). The previous checkout date was Oct. 6.
- TSA allows eligible individuals and families to stay temporarily in hotels, with FEMA and the state picking up the bill for eligible room costs and taxes.
- Guests no longer have a need for TSA if their home is inspected and is found to be functional, accessible and has power.
- A total of 559 households stayed in hotels and motels last night under TSA.