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FEMA MET MULTIFAMILY PROPERY OWNERS

Published Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:00 pm

Southwest Louisiana – On November 18, 2020, representatives from FEMA met with owners and managers of multifamily properties about two programs geared to house displaced residents. This event was facilitated by State Representative Phillip Tarver of District 36.

The Multifamily Lease & Repair (MLR) program allows FEMA to lease and report/make improvements to existing multifamily rental property for the purpose of providing temporary housing to eligible applicants who are displaced due to Hurricane Laura. To learn more about the program and what qualifications that must be met to participate, visit www.fema.gov/fact-sheet/multifamily-lease-and-repair-program

Interested parties that meet the qualifications for the MLR, can visit beta.sam.gov to register their property. Responses can be emailed to Marvin R. Jennings at marvin.r.jennings@fema.dhs.gov or John Clemons at john.clemons@fema.dhs.gov no later than 5 p.m. EST Nov. 25, 2020. The subject line needs to read “RFI 70FBR621I00000001 Response: Multi-Lease and Repair (NLR), DR-4559-LA”. 

For the Direct Lease Housing program, FEMA is seeking property managers in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Grant, Jeff Davis, Rapides, Vernon and adjacent parishes within a reasonable commute distance. This program is for owners and property managers with move-in ready properties. FEMA may lease existing residential property not typically available to the general public, such as corporate apartments, for use as temporary housing for eligible applicants. For more information, visit www.fema.gov/fact-sheet/fema-seeks-participants-direct-lease-housing-program

Interested parties that meet the qualifications, can visit https://beta.sam.gov/ to register their property. Responses to the above statements can be emailed to Marvin R. Jennings at marvin.r.jennings@fema.dhs.gov or John Clemons at john.clemons@fema.dhs.gov no later than 5 p.m. EST Nov. 27, 2020. The subject line needs to read “RFI 70FBR621I00000002 Response: Direct Lease (DL), DR-4559-LA”.

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