Hurricane damage assistance available for Volusia residents

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Volusia County residents who need home repairs or insurance deductible payments due to damage caused by Hurricane Matthew may apply for assistance through the county’s Community Assistance Division.

Applications for the Hurricane Matthew Disaster Recovery Program are available online at www.volusia.org/housing and at these locations.

Volusia County Community Assistance office, 110 Rich Ave., DeLand, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Disaster Recovery Center at the Florida Department of Health, 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Volusia County regional libraries in Daytona Beach, DeLand, Deltona, Ormond Beach and Port Orange during regular branch hours.

Eligibility requirements
The disaster recovery program is funded by Volusia County’s State Housing Initiatives Partnership program. The purpose of this program is to assist residents who own and occupy their home and have already applied for FEMA assistance. If residents have homeowners insurance, they must have already filed a claim.

Applicants must live in Volusia County, but not within the city limits of Deltona or Daytona Beach.

Residents applying for assistance for manufactured homes are eligible only if the home was constructed after June 1994 and the resident owns the land where the home is located.

Applicants’ household income may not exceed 120 percent of the area median income.

Completed applications may be dropped off in person or mailed to Volusia County Community Assistance, 110 W. Rich Ave., DeLand, FL 32720.

Residents who are disabled and need a reasonable accommodation to apply for this program may contact Lori Brown at 386-736-5955 or lbrown@volusia.org.

3 Responses to Hurricane damage assistance available for Volusia residents

  1. noel couture

    My son who is disabled and lives in Port Orange had his air conditioner damage by hurricane Matthew, his mother and I have purchase a new one for 1953.$ and are waiting for it to be installed. Could he apply for this program.
    Thank you in advance

  2. Robert Cunnyngham

    Fema came when I was at work and my husband is disability and we still have a large tree on the house some roof damage what do we do next not sure??
    rcunnyngham@gmail.com#39-4605824 storm #4283
    Thanks, Cindy Cunnyngham

  3. Raymond Decker

    I’m not a resident but own property and return every winter for 4 months.

    Hurricane damage to my condo, gave it to Morgan & Morgan, 4 months later, returned it, said it had merit but they wouldn’t pursue it.

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