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FHA/HUD Disaster Relief for New Mexico Storm Victims

Believe it or not, 2011 storm relief is still needed this late in the year–though the relief announced by the Department of Housing and Urban Development is for weather-related problems in New Mexico that happened during the month of August, not for natural disaster issues in the current month.

According to the press release HUD No. 11-276, “U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of New Mexico and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following flooding in August.”

Some readers will likely wonder why the assistance is only now being announced. According the press release, areas of New Mexico have recently been named as Federal Disaster Areas, allowing the FHA and HUD to offer help.

“Last week, President Obama issued a disaster declaration for Cibola and Sandoval Counties as well as the Acoma Pueblo and Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Reservations. The President

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By Joe Wallace

November 29, 2011

Joe Wallace has been specializing in military and personal finance topics since 1995. His work has appeared on Air Force Television News, The Pentagon Channel, ABC and a variety of print and online publications. He is a 13-year Air Force veteran and a member of the Air Force Public Affairs Alumni Association. He was Managing editor for for (8) years and is currently the Associate Editor for

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