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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation

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Local, state, federal resources assist with housing needs

Many Hurricane Harvey survivors who were provided temporary housing units by FEMA and the Texas General Land Office are preparing to move to their next home by the end of this month. Whether
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FACT SHEET: Substantial Damage Assessments Following Hurricane Michael

FEMA does not make a determination of substantial damage and does not notify any property owner of a damage determination. FEMA may be asked to assist a local jurisdiction to assess the extent of disaster-caused damage

FEMA Offers Free Advice on Landscaping, Repairing, Rebuilding at Ventura Nursery

Thousands of homes and businesses were burned and countless structures damaged throughout Ventura and Los Angeles counties during the Hill and Woolsey wildfires.
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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Lowe’s in Fayetteville

Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to protect their families and their homes from future disasters at the Lowe’s in Fayetteville Feb. 4 through Feb. 16.
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Families Living in FEMA Temporary Housing Must Have a Plan to Move Out

601 mobile homes and travel trailers provided by FEMA are now occupied by Hurricane Florence survivors across North Carolina. The 571 households currently occupying these units total 1,608
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Get Home Repair Advice Jan. 29- Feb. 9 in Adjuntas, Juana Diaz, Peñuelas, San...

Kmart, National Lumber and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from earthquakes and tsunamis
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FEMA Mitigation Team Assesses Hurricane Michael’s Effects on Buildings

A team of experts in buildings and their performance has conducted an assessment of 350 structures affected by Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle. From these assessments,
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Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Leon County Jan. 24-29

FEMA and home improvement retailers in Leon County are teaming up Jan. 24-29 to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer, as Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael
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With No Mortgage, Flood Insurance Proved to Be a Good Decision

Sarah Herring grew up in her family’s home near the bay in Port St. Joe, was married in the backyard and now owns the property mortgage-free. Hurricane Michael’s winds tore off the roof
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FEMA and Home Improvement Stores in Bay and Leon Counties Offering Free Rebuilding and...

As Floridians continue to repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home improvement stores in Bay and Leon counties are once again teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer
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HUD Teams with FEMA to Support Florida Survivors

If you were receiving U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rental assistance and were displaced by Hurricane Michael, you may be eligible for help from FEMA. Federal law prevents FEMA from duplicating benefits provided by another agency.
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FEMA Approves More Than $294 Million in Loans for 75 Municipalities

FEMA’s Community Disaster Loan Program has approved more than 294 million for 75 municipalities throughout Puerto Rico. FEMA recently approved two municipalities for loans totaling $5.4 million
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Hurricane Michael Disaster Survivors Can Get Free Publications to Help in Rebuilding

If you are one of the Florida residents who suffered damage when Hurricane Michael tore through the Panhandle in October and who either has started or is planning to start rebuilding, the State of Florida and FEMA have a wide range of free resources available to you
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FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available at Lowe’s in West Tifton

Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists are ready to provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.
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FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available This Saturday in Blakely

Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists can provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage
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Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice Available in Gulf and Jackson Counties

As Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home improvement stores in Gulf and Jackson counties are teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer.
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Get FEMA Rebuilding Advice at the Tifton Junior Woman’s Club Glow Run

Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists provide tips and advice
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EPA Recognizes Sewerage Authority in New Jersey for Excellence and Innovation in Clean Water...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 30 clean water infrastructure projects for excellence and innovation within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program. Honored projects include large wastewater infrastructure projects to small decentralized and agriculture projects.
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FEMA awards more than $81 million for Harris County property acquisition

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $81 million to the Harris County Flood Control District for the acquisition of 502 flood-prone homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Once the structures are removed, the land will be dedicated and maintained as open space to conserve natural floodplain functions.
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FEMA Hiring 100 Public Assistance Site Inspector Specialists

Calling all construction managers, building inspectors and disaster recovery specialists!  FEMA is seeking applicants for 100 reservist positions for Public Assistance (PA) Site Inspector Specialists in various locations.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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USDA and HHS Partner to Create Recovery Housing in Rural Communities

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary