If your home or business was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, take note. The deadlines to file for FEMA assistance has been extended.
The new deadline to register with FEMA is now March 29 from the previous deadline of Feb. 27.
Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property losses and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.
In addition, a 30-day extension for individuals and businesses applying to the Small Business Administration for lowered-interest loans has been granted. SBA applications are available online.
Call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585 for more assistance.