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Latest Update: 03/21/11 New Post on tax information and updated Tax Refunds and Credits Page.

Federal Disaster Grants

Parts of Tennessee have been declared federal disaster areas. This makes a variety of aid available.

Federal aid can include:

1. Temporary Housing
Money to rent a new place to live or government-provided housing.

2. Repair Assistance
Money to help repair your home to make it safe, sanitary, and functional.

3. Housing Replacement Assistance
Money to help replace a destroyed home.

4. Other Urgent Needs
Money for necessary expenses such as medical and dental treatment, replacing personal property, help with transportation, and moving.
5. Disaster-related unemployment benefits. For more information, click here.

You must apply for this money and be approved for payments. For more information, or to apply online for a wide range of benefits, click here.