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STORM HUMOR — 4-B’s Restaurant in DeBary suffered some damage during 2016’s Hurricane Matthew. Shortly after the storm passed, they updated their sign, touting the “new look” the business received courtesy of the storm’s winds.

Beginning June 7, Volusia County began accepting applications from income-eligible homeowners whose residence was damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

Funds are available to replace damaged mobile or manufactured homes on rented or owned lots and to repair or reconstruct damaged single-family homes. Applications and program details can be found at www.volusia.org/hurricane-matthew-housing. Application packets can also be picked up at these locations:

  • The county’s Community Assistance office,110 W. Rich Ave., DeLand
  • The county’s Human Services offices at 123 W. Indiana Ave., Room 101, DeLand; 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Suite 104, Orange City; and 717 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach
  • All branches of the Volusia County Public Library system

Completed applications and additional documents are being accepted by mail or in person at the address noted in the application packet.

Residents in need of assistance must be able to document that the home was damaged due to the storm and meet federal income-eligibility requirements. Additional restrictions apply. Community Assistance staff will work with residents to process applications and determine eligibility.

For more information, visit www.volusia.org/hurricane-matthew-housing or call 386-736-5955.