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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance - Leon County

Release date: 
December 11, 2018
Release Number: 
R4-DR-4399-FL FS 018 – LEON COUNTY

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Leon County residents have received more

than $3.7 million in total federal funds:*

 More than $786,700 in federal grants have gone to 375 homeowners and renters.

Seven flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $69,000 in claims have been.

 Nearly $2.9 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been

approved for 121 homeowners and renters and three businesses.

Housing Assistance:

 More than $225.1 million has been approved for basic housing repairs for 139.

 More than 2,350 home inspections have been issued and more than 99 percent completed.

 Disaster Survivor Assistance teams have conducted outreach with 847 home visits helping with

registration, answering questions, providing case updates and making referrals to other recovery

partners for needs beyond what FEMA can assist with.

148 homeowners and renters are approved for rental assistance.

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has installed 30 blue roofs in Leon County representing 30

families who are able to live in their homes while they make permanent repairs.

Outreach to Survivors:

 The disaster recovery center at LeRoy Collins Main Library in Tallahassee opened Oct. 23 and

has assisted more than 921 visitors.

* The numbers in this report are as of close of business Nov. 30, 2018 unless otherwise noted.

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Last Updated: 
December 11, 2018 - 16:32