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Recovery At A Glance– Linn County Jan. 12, 2021

Release Date:
January 13, 2021

As of Jan. 11, 2020, unless otherwise noted)

Housing Assistance:

  • $467,854 in grants approved for housing repairs or replacement for 56 homeowners.
  • $125,290 in grants have been approved for personal property, transportation and other disaster-related serious needs for 77 applicants.
  • 257 home inspections have been issued with 99 percent completed.

Direct Temporary Housing

  • Linn county is one of four Oregon counties approved to participate in FEMA’s Direct Temporary Housing Program.
  • On Dec. 30, Construction began on a site for temporary housing units for eligible Linn and Marion survivors.
  • Once completed, the new site in Mill City is expected to hold up to 16 temporary housing units.
  • 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 permanent housing and following the rules established by the park and FEMA.
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Last updated January 13, 2021