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Department of Planning and Zoning
Recovery Assistance and Mitigation Planning
Tomorrow afternoon the Parish is hosting a Mitigation Recovery Meeting Open House from 1-7 at the Dumas Auditorium. Our residents need help rebuilding their homes. The Parish has options for elevation and reconstruction. Other agencies have repair, elevated reconstruction, and demolition. Disaster Recovery Specialists will be on hand for people who need assistance accessing agency or nonprofit supports. Please see the attached press release and feel free to send to any of your constituents. There will be a short presentation at 1:15, 3:15 and 5:15 to announce the upcoming planning process inviting citizen participation and introducing the programs and agencies available in the room to answer questions or provide applications for programs.
If you have questions or concerns, please send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See attached for the full press release. Below is a sample.
Multiagency Meeting for Homeowner Recovery
Grants Available for Elevating, Repairing or Rebuilding Homes
June 15, 2022
301 West Tunnel Boulevard
Terrebonne Parish, state and Federal agencies are taking steps to provide funding for Terrebonne to recover from Hurricane Ida damages and to plan for future events. The Parish is taking applications to elevate or demolish and rebuild structures that were substantially damaged in Hurricane Ida. As part of the effort, the Parish has invited other agencies and nonprofit organizations to meet with residents about other programs available to predominantly low to moderate income residents. Community wide planning opportunities will be announced.
US Department of Agriculture – Grants for elderly over 62 years old and low interest home loans for eligible low to moderate income residents. 318-473-7630. 1 – 4:30 only.
Workforce Group Disaster Case Management Specialists can enroll people for longterm case management.
FEMA staff will be available to answer Individual Assistance questions.
The Louisiana Office of Community Development will have staff on hand to provide RestoreLA Repair or Reconstruction Program Eligibility Screening. Applicants can call 866-735-2001 or go to https://restore.la.gov/ to apply from home.
Thomson SC – Private Property Demolition Project 888-727-0228
Rostan Solutions, LLC has been hired by the Parish to guide residents through an application process for elevation and reconstruction with FEMA funding. Resources including examples of house plans, budgets, and application forms available.
Call Rostan Solutions -985-235-0067 to apply now. Come to the meeting with questions.