Don't think you're left out because you didn't participate in the road Home program. You could be eligible for Parish funding if your home meets flood damage requirements. Call your parish flood plain coordinator to see if you qualify for severe repetitive loss.
Fema grant new orleans If your house was declared "substantially damaged" by your Parish because of flooding and you had flood insurance at the time of the storm you could claim up to $30,000 in ICC grant funding.
»Must elevate to the Base Flood Elevation
»Most claims receive half up front and the other half once job is complete with a Certificate of Occupancy
»Must have a contract estimate, elevation certificate, and building permit to receive first half
If you are an eligible Road Home applicant and indicated interest in the Road Home Elevation Grant you might be eligible for $30,000 to elevate your home.
»Must show that you elevated within 3 years from receiving money or funding must be turned back in
»Must have indicated interest by 6/16/2008
»If you sold your home you are not eligible for the program
If you are an eligible Road Home that chose Option 1 (Repair / Stay ) you could be eligible for up to $100,000 to elevate your home. This will be additional grant funding on top of your Road Home and ICC funding.
»Homeowner must still own home
»Homeowner must agree to carry Flood Insurance
»Must receive clearance through FEMA to participate in the program