vows fast action
'We can get those checks
out in 5 to 10 days'
BY MARK BRAYKOVICH and ANNE MICHAUD
Federal aidFederal aid can include:
Grants to help pay for temporary housing. Initial assistance is provided for up to three months for homeowners and at least one month for renters.
Grants for minor home repairs.
Grants to help meet medical, funeral, transportation and other serious disaster-related expenses not covered by insurance or other federal, state and charitable aid programs. The typical grant is $2,500.
Low-interest loans to cover private property losses not fully covered by insurance. Loans of up to $200,000 are available for primary residence and $40,000 for personal property, including renter losses.
Low-interest loans to businesses that suffer damage not fully compensated by insurance. Loans of up to $1.5 million are available to small businesses that have suffered cash-flow problems.
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