Housing After A Disaster

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This category concerns issues a person might have with their housing after a natural disaster or another emergency. It can include issues around owning, clearing title, rebuilding, and insuring a home when you have experienced or are at risk of a disaster. It also includes landlord-tenant and eviction issues.

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Flood And Fire Victims' Rights As Tenants

Common questions asked by tenants who suffer flood or fire damage.

Homeowners Affected By Disasters

This provides information about issues homeowners may face when they own a home that is affected by a natural disaster event.

Homeowners Insurance And Disasters

A homeowners insurance policy typically covers natural disasters caused by fire, lightning, hail, windstorm, hurricanes, or tornados. Homeowners insurance does not usually cover floods. Before a natural disaster it is important to know what is covered and not covered as part of your homeowners insurance policy.

Housing After A Disaster

A guide to the legal issues a person may encounter in housing after a natural disaster. This includes information for homeowners and renters.

Mortgage Help For Homeowners Affected by Disasters

After a disaster, it is important to get in touch with your bank or mortgage servicer to get relief. Learn what you need to know about getting mortgage help for homeowners who are affected by a disaster event.

Preparing A Personal Property And Home Inventory

A personal home property inventory details everything that you own and the cost to replace these items if they are stolen or destroyed by a disaster.

Preparing For A Disaster

It is important to plan ahead for disasters. The more you prepare ahead for a disaster, the faster and easier it may be to recover. If you are experiencing the effects of a disaster, you may face different legal problems. This includes information for how to prepare in advance for a disaster and for disaster survivors. A disaster event requires immediate attention and quick remedial action. A disaster involves injury, loss of life, damage to property, or catastrophic interference with normal activities. This information includes how to prepare to deal with sudden, unexpected, or impending situations where a disaster may occur.

Renters Affected By Disasters

This provides information about renters who live in a home that is affected by a natural disaster event.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loans

Information on disaster loans provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration and how to apply.

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