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Explainer: Why didn't we receive FEMA funds? 

Some places for to turn for post-flood assistance:

  • Small Business Administration Loans. Businesses and individuals may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. They may also obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and  hard-of-hearing), or by emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Loan applications can also be downloaded at www.sba.gov/disaster.
  • USDA Rural Development. This agency’s Direct Home Loan Program offers financing to qualified very-low and low income applicants that are unable to obtain traditional financing. Applicants must meet income and credit guidelines and demonstrate repayment ability. The maximum loan amount for repair is $20,000 at a 1 percent interest rate, repayable for up to 20 years. Grants of up to $7,500 are available to homeowners 62 and older and must be used to remove health or safety hazards, such as fixing a leaking roof, installing indoor plumbing or replacing a furnace. Visit https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/single-family-housing-direct-home-loans for more information and to determine if you may be eligible.

July Press Release: Disaster Recovery Services available to Racine County Flood Victims 

Below is a listing of some of the disaster recovery resources that are available to Racine County residents affected by the flood and power outages.