Deadline extended for FEMA’s Relocation Assistance Program

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended its relocation assistance program to August 31, 2008. To date, 3,541 families have been helped with moving and transportation costs incurred as a result of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The relocation program was originally set to expire on February 29, 2008. Applicants displaced from their primary residence in a disaster-declared area as a result of hurricane Katrina or Rita are eligible for reimbursement of up to $4,000 in relocation expenses incurred between Aug. 29, 2005 and August 31, 2008.For more information on FEMA’s Relocation Assistance program or to request reimbursement of relocation expenses, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) (TTY: 1-800-462-7585).

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