White House KNY Disaster Storms


On May 22, White House approved Kentucky disaster declaration.


  • White House President Joseph Biden, Jr. approved Kentucky disaster declaration for areas affected by severe storms, winds, tornadoes, landslides, mudslides Apr. 2, 2024.
  • KNY LEG Governor Beshear, FEMA reported federal government approved request.
  • Eligibility
  • Makes available federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts .
  • Aid is made available in Commonwealth of Kentucky counties of Boyd, Carter, Fayette, Greenup, Henry, Jefferson, Jessamine, Mason, Oldham, Union, and Whitley.
  • Assistance can include grants for temporary housing, home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help victims' recovery.
  • Federal funding also available Statewide on cost-sharing basis for mitigation measures.
  • May 2024 SBA Fed Register Declaration
  • On May 31, 2024, SBA published presidential declaration of disaster in federal register.
  • Physical loan applications are due by Jul. 22, 2024; EIDLs are due Feb. 24, 2025.
  • Number assigned for physical damage is 20351B and for economic injury is 203520.
  • Jun. 2024 FEMA Fed Register Notice of Declaration
  • On Jun. 14, 2024, FEMA released federal register notice of the presidential disaster declaration of May 22, 2024, related to the Apr. 2, 2024, severe weather in Kentucky.
  • In Jun. 2024, FEMA reported disaster aid does not affect other benefits, see #215834.
  • Jun. 24, 2024 FEMA Unemployment Assistance
  • On Jun. 24, 2024, FEMA reported availability of disaster unemployment assistance for counties that are part of the Kentucky disaster declaration, due to loss of income.
  • For workers/self-employed, or those who were scheduled to work or begin self-employment and could not work due to damage/destruction to place of employment.
  • Applicants must establish that the work or self-employment was their primary source of income, and do not qualify for regular state unemployment insurance benefits.
  • Must show that they cannot work or resume self-employment because of disaster-related injury, or became breadwinner/major support due to death of breadwinner.
  • Deadline to apply for this assistance is Aug. 12, 2024.
  • Jun. 27, 2024 FEMA Renters Assistance
  • On Jun. 27, 2024, FEMA reported aid available to Kentucky renters, including students, and homeowners in Boyd, Carter, Fayette, Greenup, Henry, Jefferson and Jessamine.
  • As well as, Mason, Oldham, Union and Whitley counties with losses from the Apr. 2, 2024, severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, landslides and mudslides.
  • Renters may also qualify for a grant under FEMA’s Other Needs Assistance program for uninsured essential personal property losses and other disaster-related expenses.
  • Follows Jun. 26, 2024, FEMA issued aid citizenship, immigration status requirements.

Regulators FEMA; KNY LEG; SBA; White House
Entity Types CNSM; Corp
Reference FEMA: PR NR-020, 6/27/2024; PR NR-019, 6/26/2024; PR NR-018, 6/24/2024; 89 FR 50603, 6/14/2024; PR HQ-24-085, 5/22/2024; SBA: 89 FR 47192, 5/31/2024; White House: PR, 5/22/2024; KNY LEG: PR, 5/22/2024;
Functions BCS; Compliance; Financial; Legal; Operations
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Corporate; Loan; Mortgage
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 5/22/2024
Effective Date 7/22/2024
Rule Id 213059
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 6/27/2024
Report Section US Investment

Last substantive update on 07/01/2024