In the midst of a power outages, extreme weather, a natural disaster, crisis, or other unforeseen circumstance, it may be necessary to know and utilize housing resources for emergency needs. is “Dedicated to Enhancing the Quality of Life of Aging Adults,”  including housing older adults with disabilities and Veterans.  They have a dedicated space for sharing emergency housing information and state-by-state resources in their Emergency Housing Guide.

Additional Resources

The following are several resources to access. Also, please remember to check and utilize local resources and be aware of any potential scams or fraud

FEMA is a common go-to resource after natural disasters for housing assistance information. Their Help After a Disaster brochure contains contact information and the claims/appeals process.

211 is across the country and serves most areas.  They receive call on many crises issues, including housing options, including in emergencies.  Visit 211 for more information on resources and their impact here. General Housing Information

Housing Assistance Council provides a list of Nonprofit Organizations that may have local resources in your area.

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