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FACT SHEET: Recovery at a Glance – Leon County

Release date: 
October 18, 2019
Release Number: 
R4 DR-4399-FL FS 059 – LEON COUNTY

As of Oct. 15, unless otherwise noted

 

Since the federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael, Leon County residents, local governments and private non-profits have received about $18 million in total federal funds:

  • 475 homeowners and renters have been approved for more than $926,000 in federal grants through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.
  • As of Sept. 17, eight flood insurance claims have been filed. An estimated $33,000 in claims have been paid.
  • As of Oct. 1, nearly $5.4 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans have been approved for 203 homeowners and renters and 17 businesses.
  • FEMA has provided nearly $11.6 million to the state to help local governments and private non-profits in Leon County with Hurricane Michael-related expenses.

Housing Assistance:

  • 170 homeowners have been approved for basic housing repairs.
  • 178 homeowners and renters have been approved for rental assistance.
  • 1,006 survivors have not provided FEMA with the necessary information from their insurance settlements to complete their disaster assistance registration.

Public Assistance:

  • As part of the $11.6 million provided to date to help local governments and private non-profits:
    • More than $11.2 million was reimbursement for debris removal and more than $112,000 for emergency protective measures.

 

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Last Updated: 
October 18, 2019 - 11:04