Following a disaster, financial assistance may be available to those who have been displaced or lost their homes. The availability of financial assistance for the public following a disaster will be determined by many factors.

Apply for individual assistance

There are several ways to see if you qualify for individual assistance after a disaster:

Apply for a disaster recovery loan

The Small Business Administration provides low-interest loans to help homeowners and small businesses recover from declared disasters. You can find out if you are eligible and apply online.

Tax relief after a disaster

Find out if you quality for disaster relief on your federal taxes.

Mortgages for homeowners rebuilding after a disaster

If you lost your home due to a major disaster, you may qualify for an insured mortgage. You can use an insured mortgage to finance the purchase or reconstruction of a single-family home that will be your principle residence.

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) home mortgage insurance for disaster victims program offers features that make recovery from a disaster easier for homeowners.