Jacksonville, Fl. - Despite Duval County being denied individual assistance by the federal government in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, residents may qualify for a grant to help them with repairs to their homes.
The Hurricane Matthew Disaster Relief Grant provides up to $12,000 from the state to help with emergency supplies, interim repairs, construction of wells, and payment of insurance deductibles.
The grant applies to households within 120 percent of the average median income, which is as follows:
Houshold size: 1 ($53,280), 2 ($60,840), 3 ($68,400), 4 ($75,960), 5 ($82,080), 6 ($88,200), 7 ($94,200), 8 ($100,320).
The grant is designed to support low-income renters, according to the City of Jacksonville.