Rep. Thiesfeldt: Two new direct assistance programs and 2-1-1

Contact: Paulette Kozar
Phone:  608-266-3156

Deadline for reporting flood damage today

Madison – Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt announced that 2-1-1 reporting should be completed today so that the process for a Presidential Disaster Declaration can move forward. Wisconsin homeowners and businesses impacted by the recent flooding should contact 2-1-1 with any damages.

Governor Walker has announced two new programs available to businesses, homeowners impacted by flooding. Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) launching new programs to provide small businesses and homeowners with forgivable or no-interest loans for flood-related cleanup, and repairs. To find out more information on the two programs, please see links below:

Direct Assistance Programs

wedc.org/disasterrecovery

WHEDA Flood Relief Loan can call 1-800-562-5546.

For general information and updates about the recent flooding, please visit Ready WI at:

http://readywisconsin.wi.gov/flooding/AUG2018.asp

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