Governor Quinn Announces Swift Federal Approval of Tornado Relief for Grundy County
Available assistance to people and businesses in Grundy County affected by the Nov. 17 storms may include:
- Grants of up to $32,400 to help with disaster-related needs and necessary expenses not covered by insurance and other aid programs, such as replacement of personal property, and transportation, medical, dental and funeral expenses.
- Low-interest loans for up to $200,000 for homeowners to cover uninsured property losses, including repair or replacement of homes, vehicles, clothing or other damaged personal property. Renters and homeowners can receive loans of up to $40,000 to replace damaged or destroyed personal property, such as clothing, furniture, appliances, vehicles, etc.
- Crisis counseling, disaster-related unemployment assistance, legal aid and assistance with income tax, Social Security and veteran’s benefits.
- Businesses and private not-for-profit organizations may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace disaster damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets. Loans are also available to some businesses for economic losses.
The Governor is committed to helping communities across Illinois recover following the deadly storms on Nov. 17. For more information about disaster recovery resources, including shelters and ways to help tornado survivors, visit www.ready.illinois.gov or www.disasterassistance.gov
You can call to Apply (Llameal) 1-800-621-FEMA(3362)
Click here to download the FEMA Telephone Registration Flyer (English)
Click here to download the FEMA Telephone Registration Flyer (Espanol)