The Road Home
Elevation Incentive Award
homeowners who applied for the Road Home program
after Katrina and chose option 1 (Keep their home),
received $30,000 as an incentive to raise their home
to meet the required base flood elevation or
advisory base flood elevation.
For further information, you
can call the Road Home Program at 1-888-ROAD2LA
The Hazard Mitigation
Grant Program (OCD - DRU HMGP) (State)
Grant program that awards up
to $100,000 based off the price of your agreement with
the elevation contractor and minus any funding from the
Road Home Elevation Incentive and the Increased Cost of
Homeowners are eligible
registered with Road Home and selected option 1
(Keep their home).
own the home that was eligible for Road Home
benefits (even if they did not receive the $30,000
elevation incentive award).\
is located in a FEMA – designated ABFE.
agrees to comply with ALL HMGP regulations.
In order to find out more
information, you can call the OCD–DRU at 1-877-744-7235
Increased Cost of
Homeowners may be qualified
for this grant through the National Flood Insurance
Program for up to $30,000. Qualification for this grant
are as follows:
must have incurred 51% or greater damage to their
home because of flooding during Katrina or Rita.
This damage assessment is determined by the
homeowner’s city or parish office. This can be
acquired from the city or parish office in which
they reside. Homeowner must go to the city or
parish hall in order to obtain a letter of
must have had flood insurance during the time of the
flood and that coverage must still be active.
must be in a flood hazard area.
must be below the current base flood elevation (BFE).
For more detailed
information, please visit
http://www.floodsmart.gov and also
Severe Repetitive Loss
Mitigation (SRL) (Parish)
Parish grant program that
funds homes that are covered under an NFIP flood
To find out if you are
qualified, contact the Governor’s Office of Homeland
Security and Emergency Preparedness Mitigation Offices
at (225) 439-8758 or (225) 439-3886.
Click here for more information.