Archive for August, 2016

  CENTRAL – City building officials in Central want residents to make sure their houses have properly dried out and meet proper elevation standards before repairs begin. Does your home meet elevation standards? Officials stress it’s still being determined which homes would require elevating. A town hall meeting for Central residents will be held on Friday at 6

Under the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, you could save more than $90,000 over 10 years if you raise your house 3 feet above the Base Flood Elevation.

  Best ways to get FEMA grant money Grants are disbursed from the federal government (FEMA) to the states who use grant programs to allocate the funds to homeowners. The following is list of the best ways to get grant money for your house raising project: If contract is between the property owner and the general contractor,

   What’s covered under FEMA grants The following is a list of what’s covered under FEMA grants: Pre-Design: Soil test, elevation certificate, survey to determine your current site conditions and parameters Engineering/architectural design (Historic review): A licensed architect and engineer to provide plans and specifications to meet proper guidelines to conform to feta guidelines and state and