Please check this webpage often for new or updated information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
- Impact 211 - Dial 211 or http://www.referweb.net/ipct/Search.aspx
- American Red Cross Emergency Response Line - 414.345.8678
- Central Racine County Health Department - www.crchd.com
- City of Burlington - http://www.burlington-wi.gov
- FEMA Debris Removal Guidelines
- Love, Incorporated - 262.763.6226
- Racine County Human Services Department - 262.638.6312
- Salvation Army of Racine County/Burlington - 262.763.5280
- Unemployment Insurance - http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/
- UW Extension - http://eden.lsu.edu/Topics/Hazards/Floods/Recovery/Pages/default.aspx
- We Energies Hotline - 800.662.4797
- Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection - In regards to Flood Victims
- Wisconsin Kenosha Racine Partnership - 888.794.5820
- FEMA National Flood Insurance Program - Summary of Coverage
- FEMA National Flood Insurance Program - Flood Insurance Claims Handbook
- FEMA National Flood Insurance Program - Flood Clam Process
- FEMA National Flood Insurance Program - How to File a Flood Insurance Claim
- FEMA Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration - Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage
- USDA Rural Development Funding Available to Help Low-Income Individuals and Families Buy or Repair Homes