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Emergency Assistance Available for Dallas Jewish Community

Emergency Financial Assistance Still Available for the Jewish Community to help with housing and/or utility payments due to economic impacts of COVID-19. If you are a member of the Jewish community and are behind on rent, mortgage, or utility payments due to COVID-19, JFS may be able to help you.   Contact the JFS intake team for …

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Emergency Financial Assistance Still Available for those Impacted by February 2021 Winter Storm

While months have passed since the winter storm, there are still many people who are dealing with home repairs and unexpected expenses associated with the storm damage. If you or someone you know could benefit from emergency financial assistance related to the storm damage, contact our intake team for an emergency assistance assessment at (972) …

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Winter Storm Emergency Home Repair

City of Dallas Housing Policy Task Force Update as of Wednesday February 24, 2021: The City of Dallas has created an Emergency Home Repair Program that will have $2,000,000 to allocate to organizations that will qualify low-to-moderate income homeowners to offer them a grant up to $10,000 to repair their home that was damaged due …

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How to Apply for FEMA Disaster Assistance

Many Texans who have suffered winter storm damage can apply now for help from FEMA. Register for free webinars on navigating this disaster recovery through FEMA: President Joe Biden signed a major disaster declaration Friday for 77 Texas counties, including much of Dallas-Fort Worth. That allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency to distribute assistance for …

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How to Start FEMA Recovery Process

Here are the specific steps that a property owner or renter must take to start the recovery process: Step One: Take photos of your damaged home and belongings. Step Two: Make a list of damaged/lost items. Step Three: If you have insurance, you must file a claim with your insurance company. Step Four: Information should you have ready when applying …

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FEMA Information in American Sign Language

Three Ways to Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance: Answering Question 24 When Registering for Assistance: Call FEMA with Questions: Water Safety After a Disaster: Individual Assistance Registration:

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U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loans

Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s acting Administrator Tami L. Perriello announced. The declaration covers 77 Texas counties as a result of the severe winter storms that began on Feb. 11, 2021.  See below for the …

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Winter Storm Water Resources

Water Available from City of Dallas Starting Monday, February 22, 2021 from 10 am to 8 pm, Dallas residents will be able to go to any of the City of Dallas-run Park and Recreation warming stations to fill water containers up to 15 gallons per visit. Residents are requested to bring their own containers. No …

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Moratorium on Power Disconnects for Nonpayment

The Texas Public Utilities Commission will issue a moratorium for energy companies to ban power disconnections for nonpayment as many people face high electricity bills after a week of subfreezing temperatures, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Sunday.

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Winter Storm Disaster Aid

Federal Disaster Aid Approved for 77 Texas Counties: The White House partially approved Texas’ request for a Major Disaster Declaration, Gov. Greg Abbott said Saturday. The federal government will provide individual assistance in 77 counties, including Bexar, Dallas, Harris, Tarrant and Travis — and public assistance, for emergency protective measures only, in all 254 counties. …

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