What criteria does FEMA look at before they decide if I am eligible for Rental Assistance?

To be eligible for Rental Assistance, you must meet the following basic eligibility criteria:

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified non-citizen.
  • FEMA must be able to verify your identity.
  • Your insurance, or other forms of disaster assistance received, cannot meet your disaster-caused needs.
  • FEMA must verify that your home is unlivable due to the disaster and you must agree to relocate.
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