If your home became unlivable due to Hurricane Ida and you had to move your personal property into another home or a storage facility to protect it from further damage, FEMA may provide financial assistance to help cover your moving and/or storage expenses.
First, you must apply for assistance. Tell FEMA that you had to move your property out of your home to protect it from further damage. Financial assistance for moving and/or storage may be available to survivors whose home is unlivable due to damage caused by the disaster. There is no specified maximum for moving and storage expenses other than the financial Other Needs Assistance maximum. However, only moving and/or storage costs not covered by another source such as insurance will be considered.
Personal property are essential items and/or household goods. These include appliances, such as a refrigerator or washing machine and furniture such a bed or sofa. This does not include recreational items, for example boats or fishing gear.
To qualify for this assistance, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Moving and storage assistance may be provided for the following expenses:
Yes, as long as the eligibility criteria are met, moving and storage assistance is available to renters, people who live in public housing, private homes using a Section 8 housing choice voucher or survivors who live in assisted-living facilities.