At the state’s request, FEMA has approved a fourth extension to theTransitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which pays for eligible flood evacuees to stay in participating hotels and motels.
· TSA allows eligible individuals and families to stay temporarily in participating hotels, with
FEMA and the state picking up the bill for eligible room costs and taxes.
· A total of 140 households stayed in hotels and motels last night under TSA.
Individuals and families who are not eligible for the program may be considered for additional
FEMA rental assistance.
· Applicants may need to provide rental agreement information.
For questions, contact the FEMA helpline by phone, 800-621-3362, from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., MDT, seven days a week. Multilingual phone operators are available on the FEMA helpline. Choose Option 2 for Spanish and Option 3 for other languages. People who have a speech disability or are deaf or hard of hearing may call (TTY) 800-462-7585; users of 711 or Video Relay Service cancall