Helpful Resources for Weather Event Recovery
Disaster Loan Assistance
The Small Business Administration offers disaster assistance in the form of low interest loans to businesses, nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters located in regions affected by declared disasters. SBA also provides eligible small businesses and nonprofit organizations with working capital to help overcome the economic injury of a declared disaster. https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov
Document damage. According to FEMA, if you sustained damages due to the winter storms and have insurance, document your damages before you start the clean-up process.
FEMA Disaster Assistance
The fastest and most efficient way to apply for disaster assistance is by visiting The FEMA website http://disasterassistance.gov. There is no waiting required and the site is available 24/7. Apply now if you don’t have insurance and your home was damaged by the severe winter storms in one of the designated counties.
Federal Aid Available
FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to Houstonians who suffered uninsured property damage as a result of the severe winter storm. Register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362 or 1-800-462-7585 TTY