Helpful links for post-Irma assistance:

State and local government and organizations can help residents in many ways:




Disaster Assistance  -

Residents who sustained losses in counties declared disaster may apply for assistance online at:

Residents who suffered damage from the storm may register now

And if the county is later included in the declaration, he application will be processed automatically.


Homeowners as a direct result of a disaster also may be offered temporary mortgage relief, even if their home was spared.

Click here to find out more about their programs.

You can look up your loan agency here for Fannie and here for Freddie.

To talk with a Department of Housing and Urban Development-approved housing counselor before agreeing to forbearance, call 1-800-569-4287.

Here are some other links that may be helpful in learning more about forbearance mortgage relief in the wake of Hurricane Irma.


IRS  Those who extended their 2016 income tax filings can submit next year. It’s not a payment extension but a filing extension.

Credit card companies  offer a similar disaster forbearance upon request.


SCORE assistance for small businesses:


          Monday -        9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

          Tuesday -       9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

          Wednesday -  9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

         Thursday -     9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

         Friday -          9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                 Saturday -      10:00 AM - 4:00 PM       







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