BREAKING NEWS Southside High School returns to hybrid learning due to COVID-19 cases Full Story
SEVERE WX : Severe Thunderstorm Watch View Alerts

Two Louisiana Parishes Added for FEMA Housing Assistance

FEMA has added two parishes, Grant and Rapides, to its program for direct temporary housing units for hurricane survivors whose homes were made unlivable due to Hurricane Laura.

Posted: Oct 27, 2020 1:59 PM

FEMA has added two parishes, Grant and Rapides, to its program for direct temporary housing units for hurricane survivors whose homes were made unlivable due to Hurricane Laura.
Those who have already registered with FEMA for assistance need not register again.
FEMA determines if applicants are eligible and pairs them with the best available housing solution to meet their needs. Options can include:
Manufactured housing units or recreational vehicles (RVs) placed on a private, commercial or group site;
Direct Lease, which is the leasing of existing ready-for-occupancy housing; and
Multi-Family Lease and Repair where FEMA enters into a lease agreement with the owner of multifamily rental properties and makes repairs in order to provide temporary housing for applicants.
An occupant’s need for housing assistance will be re-evaluated on a regular basis to determine continued eligibility.

Lafayette
Cloudy
78° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 80°
New Iberia
Cloudy
78° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 81°
Ville Platte
Cloudy
76° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 77°
Abbeville
Cloudy
77° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 79°
Crowley
Cloudy
77° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 78°
St. Martinville
Cloudy
78° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 81°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
76° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 77°
Storms tonight and into tomorrow morning

Latest Video

Image

Storms Expected Overnight

Image

Storms Expected Overnight

Image

POST CONVICTION RELIEF CAMPAIGN

Image

Storms Possible Late Sunday

Image

Taxable Sales in Lafayette Parish Reached a All-Time High

Image

Sunny Start to the Weekend

Image

Community Baby Shower For New Parents

Image

Local Arts And Crafts Even To Take Place In May

Image

Embark Fine Jewelry Hosts Mother's Day Pop-Up For Last Minute Shopping

Image

Getting Down To The "Roots" : Seafood Lettuce Wraps

Community Events