assistance for survivors who choose to return to Puerto Rico will also be
assistance will only be made available to those who are currently
participating in the TSA program.
TSA team will make contact with those currently staying in a TSA hotels to
coordinate transportation assistance should the survivor chose to return
to Puerto Rico.
Region 3 will not have information on the assistance until after the
applicant has accepted the assistance.
applicants have questions regarding their individual case status please urge
them to contact the FEMA helpline at 1.800.621.3362
· At the request of Puerto Rico’s governor, survivors
who meet the following criteria will not be eligible for continued TSA
assistance during the upcoming eligibility review:
A survivor can’t
verify their occupancy.
residence/address isn’t a survivor’s primary residence.
A survivor has
duplicate applications for assistance.
home(s) did not have enough damage to affect habitability, and their utilities are working.
staying with friends and family.
utilities were on at the time of inspection.
emergency or temporary repairs are completed through Puerto Rico’s Tu Hogar
· Additional reasons why survivors may not be granted an
extension of TSA:
They are not
progressing on their long-term housing solution.
another housing solution.
sure those from hurricane struck areas have registered for disaster assistance.
To receive Individual Assistance
programs offered through FEMA, they MUST register for Individual assistance.
To register online or by telephone: