Tropical Storm IDA Recovery

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Residents and businesses can apply for federal financial aid through FEMA to cover flood damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Submit an application here  - Please make sure you are carefully documenting all damage in writing and with photographs, receipts, and other documentation. 

  • Disaster authorities recommend that you register for FEMA and SBA immediately. Other programs may open up in future, and registration provides you with access to future program information. 
  • If the adult(s) in the household are not eligible to file a FEMA claim because of citizenship status, an application can be filed if there is a minor child in the household who is a US citizen, with the adult as a co-applicant.
  • FEMA Centers are open in Mamaroneck and Yonkers from 8AM to 7PM daily until further notice. Learn more.

City Updates - September 17, 2021

  • The normal sanitation schedule continues.  All waste, including yard waste, will be picked according to the usual schedule and disposal policies available at newrochelleny.com/dpw.
  • City permits: The City will waive all electrical and plumbing permit fees for storm damage until Friday, November 5, 2021. Representatives from the Bureau of Buildings are continuing to visit impacted neighborhoods to evaluate conditions and provide information,
  • Visit the “Recycle Right” portal at www.newrochelleny.com/DPW for more information on how to dispose of all materials.

  • Download our info sheet here, available in English and Spanish.

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Recovery Resources

FEMA Relief Funds Resources

  • Fact Sheet Individual Assistance
  • Fact Sheet Public Assistance Private Nonprofit Houses of Worship
  • Hazard Mitigation Grant Program             
  • Si necesita ayuda en español, visita https://www.fema.gov/es 
  • FEMA has approved Expanded Clean and Sanitize Assistance (CSA) for counties approved for Individual Assistance for Tropical Cyclone Ida: $300 one-time payment

    Per an August 13, 2021 amendment to the FEMA Individual Assistance Program and Policy Guide, FEMA may provide a limited amount of financial assistance to applicants with disaster-caused real property damage that did not render the home uninhabitable. Clean and Sanitize Assistance (CSA) is intended to ensure minimal damage to the home is addressed in order to prevent additional losses and potential health and safety concerns.

    Conditions of Eligibility In addition to meeting general conditions of IA eligibility, applicants must meet the following conditions in order to receive CSA:

    • The pre-disaster primary residence is located in an area designated for Individual Assistance. 
    • Based on a FEMA inspection, the applicant has disaster damage recorded or, for renters, noted clean-up actions are needed or have been taken. 
    • The damage is not covered by the applicant’s insurance. 
    • FEMA determines the applicant’s disaster-damaged primary residence is safe to occupy. 
  • Limitations and Exclusions

    • CSA is limited to $300 per eligible household. 
    • CSA will be awarded as a one-time payment.
  • Phone Number for questions:
    There are no actions needed on the Applicants part as those who meet the above eligibility criteria will be automatically enrolled. Applicants with questions can contact the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 1-800-462-7585 from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. ET, 7 days a week.
     
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Cleanup Assistance

The Fuller Center for Housing is assisting residents with cleanups. If you need assistance, text Jim Killoran at 914-406-3357 or email jim@fullercenterny.org. To support the Fuller Center’s capacity as either a volunteer or financially, go to fullercenterny.org, call 914-636-8335, or drop off contractor bags, bleach, tools, gloves, masks and food to Fuller’s office at 659 Main Street in New Rochelle.