$12.5 Million in grant funding to elevate New Orleans homes

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The City of New Orleans has announced an award of $12.5 Million in grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program. The city applied for the money on behalf of homeowners who have experienced repeated flood damage.

The grant money will be used to elevate 50 homes that have already been identified. Of the houses to be raised, twenty-two properties are on the National Register of Historic Places.

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City of New Orleans Announces Major Funding Awarded to Elevate Repeatedly Flooded Homes

The Flood Mitigation Assistance program pays for projects that reduce or eliminate long-term risk of flood damage for buildings insured under the National Flood Insurance Program.

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