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Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 15:51
At the state’s request, FEMA provided mobile homes as a last resort to some August 2016 flood survivors who were unable to find temporary housing. Mobile homes remain a temporary housing resource,...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 15:56
MYTH: Occupants can cheaply buy the FEMA mobile home they live in.FACT: Most FEMA mobile home occupants who are eligible to buy their unit to complete their permanent housing plan have already been...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 15:46
You are not alone, call 1-800-981-0023.Sadness, frustration and anxiety are all symptoms of emotional stress. If you are experiencing prolonged symptoms, please seek help from any of these resources:...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 14:37
FEMA has approved Gov. John Bel Edwards’ request to extend its temporary housing program an additional 90 days from the February 2018 deadline.Occupants who need more time to complete permanent...
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 14:43
At the state’s request, FEMA provided mobile homes as a last resort to some August 2016 flood survivors who were unable to find temporary housing. Mobile homes remain a temporary housing resource,...
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 17:59
Why are you doing this?In support of the post-Hurricane Maria recovery of Puerto Rico, we are taking steps to remove vessels that may potentially contain pollutants or hazardous materials such as...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 16:08
Recovery specialists are supporting efforts of occupants of FEMA’s Manufactured Housing Units to return to, or find, more permanent housing.   Here are the most common challenges occupants face,...
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:20
Even though the end of hurricane season is approaching Nov. 30, Louisiana homeowners, renters and business owners should always be prepared for potential flood risks.  Here are some good reasons not...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:11
FEMA mobile home occupants may be back home for the holidays if repairs have made their dwelling safe, sanitary and functional.A home may be safe, sanitary and functional even if repair work—such as...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:35
The government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) throughout Puerto Rico. DRCs serve homeowners, renters and business owners who...