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County to offer Hurricane Matthew assistance

Posted On: June 5, 2019

Beginning June 7, Volusia County will accept applications from income-eligible homeowners whose residence was damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

Funds are available to replace damaged mobile or manufactured homes on rented or owned lots and to repair or reconstruct damaged single-family homes. Applications and program details can be found at www.volusia.org/hurricane-matthew-housing. Application packets can also be picked up at these locations:

The county’s Community Assistance office,110 W. Rich Ave., DeLand

The county’s Human Services offices at 123 W. Indiana Ave., Room 101, DeLand; 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Suite 104, Orange City; and 717 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach

All branches of the Volusia County Public Library system

Completed applications and additional documents are being accepted by mail or in person at the address noted in the application packet.

Residents in need of assistance must be able to document that the home was damaged due to the storm and meet federal income-eligibility requirements. Additional restrictions apply, Community Assistance staff will work with residents to process applications and determine eligibility.

For more information, visit www.volusia.org/hurricane-matthew-housing or call 386-736-5955.

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II)

Pursuant to Title II of the ADA, Volusia County does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in providing or conducting its services, programs or activities.  Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of county policies to participate in a meeting or other event, should contact the county’s ADA Title II coordinator, George Baker at 386-248-1760 no later than two business days before the event or meeting.