Frequently Asked Questions About Disasters

This page offers answers to frequently asked questions about Individual Assistance for disaster survivors.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

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Will FEMA pay my rent and utilities?

The amount provided for temporary rental assistance covers the monthly rent including essential utilities. It doesn’t include phone, cable, TV or internet service. Money for utilities is not provided separately from the rent amount but is included in the total award.

Last updated September 27, 2022