Federal Assistance

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Visits Rio Grande Valley To Receive Briefing On Flooding, Request Federal Disaster Declaration

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today joined local officials and emergency response personnel at the Emergency Operations Center in Edinburg, Texas to receive a briefing, and provide an update, on the ongoing response to recent severe weather and flooding in the Rio Grande Valley.  Following the briefing from local officials, the Governor signed … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Visits Rio Grande Valley To Receive Briefing On Flooding, Request Federal Disaster Declaration

Low-income residents could experience HUD rent increase

MONTGOMERY, Ala./June 16, 2016 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Low-income Alabama residents receiving federal assistance might experience increased rent by more than $800 a year. The possible rate increase could impact more than 180,000 people and about 83,000 households according to the nonpartisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Al.com reported . The center says the average HUD … Continue reading Low-income residents could experience HUD rent increase

President Trump orders federal flood assistance for Indiana

SOUTH BEND, Ind./ May 7, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — President Donald Trump has ordered federal assistance for Indiana because of late-winter flooding. Trump made the disaster declaration on Friday. It makes federal funding available to people in counties affected by severe storms and flooding from Feb. 14 to March 4. Eligible counties are Carroll, Clark, Elkhart, … Continue reading President Trump orders federal flood assistance for Indiana

Unemployment Benefits Available to Flood Victims

Presidential Disaster Declaration makes individual assistance available 27 Missouri Counties – Flood Victims JEFFERSON CITY, MO/June 5, 2017 (STL.News) Flood Victims – On June 2, 2017, a major disaster declaration was granted by President Donald Trump, allowing Missourians in 27 counties whose employment was lost or interrupted due to severe storms and flooding from April … Continue reading Unemployment Benefits Available to Flood Victims

Governor Greitens requests federal assistance for Missouri’s historic flooding

JEFFERSON CITY, MO/May 25, 2017 (STL.News) Yesterday, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Governor Greitens filed requests asking President Trump to approve a major disaster declaration that would provide 51 counties with federal assistance for Missouri flooding that began April 28, 2017. Governor Greitens said.  “Today, I am requesting that President Trump approve federal assistance for flood … Continue reading Governor Greitens requests federal assistance for Missouri’s historic flooding