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Recovery At A Glance – Linn County Nov. 10, 2020

Release Date:
November 10, 2020

(As of Nov. 9, 2020, unless otherwise noted)

85 individuals and households have been approved for $512,514 in federal grants through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.

Nearly $1.3 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 11 homeowners and renters as of Nov. 6.

Housing Assistance:

$416,210 in grants have been approved for housing repairs or replacement for 44 homeowners.

$96,304 in grants have been approved for personal property, transportation and other disaster-related serious needs for 68 applicants.

232 home inspections have been issued with nearly 97 percent completed.

Direct Temporary Housing

Linn County has been approved to participate in FEMA’s Direct Temporary Housing Program.

Survivors do not apply for Direct Temporary Housing, rather FEMA will contact applicants who are eligible and meet the criteria established for the program.

FEMA is contacting eligible survivors to determine their interest and explain the program. Based on the information provided by the applicant, FEMA determines the type of housing that will best meet the needs of each survivor’s family.

Assistance is available for up to 18 months from the date of the disaster declaration (Sept. 15, 2020 through March 15, 2022) while survivors continue to work toward their long-term housing solution.

Outreach to Survivors:

The External Outreach Site at Stayton Community Center, 400 W. Virginia St., Stayton, OR 97385, opened Oct. 9 and has assisted 183 visitors.

There have been 10 Speaker’s Bureau events, providing information regarding FEMA programs throughout disaster-affected communities.

Through Disaster Survivor Assistance outreach, 879 survivors were connected to disaster resources and recovery partners for needs beyond what FEMA can provide.

 

FEMA–DR 4562-OR–Fact Sheet # 20 |Nov. 10, 2020

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Last updated November 11, 2020