Homeowners

Financial Assistance


Habitat for Humanity Homeownership Programimage

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that provides the opportunity for individuals and families to purchase their own home through their First Time Homebuyers Program. moreYou can call (504) 609-3340 to make an appointment to determine if requirements are met and schedule an assessment. less

$7500 Individual Hazard Mitigation Grantimage

This grant is available to Road Home grant recipients only and offers reimbursement for storm shutters, roof tie-downs, the cost of lifting heating and cooling units and other mitigation measures&#46 The grant program is accepting applications through March 10th at 877-744-7235moreYou must have your Road Home application number ready&#46 Click the link for more information about the IMM program. less

World Hope Corps Rebuilding Assistance for Seniors and the Disabled

World Hope International and Family of Faith Community Church are working together to assist homeowners in rebuilding their uninsured, flooded homes. moreIf you are a senior citizen or have a disability, contact Andrea Babin, World Hope Corps, Kenner site coordinator, (504) 469-4611 or andreababin@earthlink.net to see if you qualify. less

ICC Coverageimage

If you have a standard flood insurance policy, your home was more than 50% damaged, and the house falls below base flood elevation requirements, you qualify for Increased Cost of Compliance coverage, which offers up to $30,000 toward raising a home.

Louisiana Citizens Insurance Tax Creditimage

Residential and commercial property insurance policyholders will receive an income tax credit for the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation regular and special assessments they paid because of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. moreYou can still file for this credit.Find out more on the Department of Revenue website. less