Recovery At A Glance–Jackson County Mar. 16, 2021

Release Date:
March 17, 2021

(As of Mar. 15, 2021, unless otherwise noted)

Housing Assistance:

  • Nearly $21.7 million in grants approved for housing repairs or replacement for 1,257 homeowners.
  • More than $4.6 million in grants have been approved for personal property, transportation and other disaster-related serious needs for 1,463 applicants.
  • 2,538 home inspections have been issued with 99 percent completed.

Direct Temporary Housing

  • Jackson County has been approved to participate in FEMA’s Direct Temporary Housing Program along with four other counties: Linn, Lane, Lincoln and Marion Counties.
  • FEMA has plans to provide additional mobile temporary housing units in established Jackson County parks. Preparing these sites for occupancy can be a labor-intensive process, it is expected that these sites could be completed as early as June.
  • Temporary housing is provided one of two ways: recreational vehicles (RVs) and Manufactured Housing Units (mobile homes).
  • Survivor housing units are chosen by FEMA based on the survivor family composition and needs, as well as to ensure that requirements for access or functional needs are met.
  • Ongoing participation in the program, which can last until March 2022, depends on each survivor’s efforts to find a permanent housing solution and following the rules established by the park and FEMA.

Public Assistance

•    As of Mar. 16, disaster-wide, FEMA has obligated 74 Project Worksheets and more than $160 million in Public Assistance funding.

Last updated March 17, 2021