Disaster Relief Resources and Information

In the wake of the devastation the State of Florida has experienced due to recent natural disasters, Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) is working with state and federal officials to provide information on disaster relief resources and information. This webpage provides available resources to assist you or those you know with recovery efforts. Florida Housing will continue to provide updates as more resources and information becomes available.

 
HOMEOWNERS/RENTERS

  • FloridaHousingsearch.org is an affordable rental housing locator for the State of Florida. Affected families may search the locator for rental housing units that are available throughout the state. They may also contact the locator’s toll-free call center for assistance in conducting a search.  The toll-free number is 1-877-428-8844.
  • The Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida (MBA Florida) has information on available assistance for Florida homeowners affected by recent disasters. To visit their website, click here.
  • Florida homeowners who have a mortgage serviced by U.S. Bank and were impacted by Hurricane Irma can contact their special information line. The toll-free number is 1-888-287-7817.
  • The Florida Hardest-Hit Fund (HHF) UMAP/MLRP programs may be able to assist homeowners impacted by Hurricane Irma who are also experiencing a qualifying hardship, such as unemployment/underemployment, disability, death or divorce. For more information on the programs and application website, click here.
  • If you are in danger of foreclosure on your primary home due to a hardship caused by Hurricane Irma, you can access free foreclosure counseling by contacting an agency in your area, click here.
FEDERAL
STATE
  • The Florida Division of Emergency Management’s (DEM) website contains disaster preparedness and recovery information for Florida citizens.
  • The Chief Financial Officer for the State of Florida provides insurance-related information and assistance on its website.
    • Information on other insurance assistance can be found on Citizens Property Insurance Corporation’s website.
LOCAL
  • Information on recovery and housing assistance may be available in your local county. You will need to directly contact your local State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) program office to see what is available to assist you.
    • Contact information for local SHIP offices can be accessed here.
  • To locate a local disaster recovery center in your area, click here.
RESOURCES FOR IMPACTED RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS

 

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