City of Orlando residents are eligible to receive assistance from federal disaster relief programs to recover and rebuild damaged homes, businesses, and other property. These federal programs provide a number of grants, loans, temporary rental assistance, unemployment payments, loans for small businesses, and crisis counseling for affected individuals.
To apply for assistance, go to DisasterAssistance.gov or call 1.800.621.3362. For those who have speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1.800.462.7585 directly. For those who use 711 or video relay service (VRS), call 1.800.621.3362.
If you should need to contact your federal elected officials (Members of the the U.S. House of Representatives and/or U.S. Senate) regarding problems you are experiencing regarding Hurricane Irma, such as obtaining Individulal FEMA Disaster Assistance or Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Assistance, here is the contact information:
Florida has 2 U.S. Senators:
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson
Phone: 407.872.7161 or 888.671.4091 (toll free)
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio
Orlando is served by 3 U.S. House of Representatives Districts
To find yours, visit: house.gov
On the front page click on the tab “Find your Representative”
On that page, enter your zip code and you’ll be directed to your Representative’s website and contact information.
If you know yours:
Rep. Val Demings (District 10)
Rep. Stephanie Murphy: (District 7)
Rep. Darren Soto: (District 9)
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