Rock Rapids Residents Still Waiting On FEMA In Regard To Home Buyout Program

Rock Rapids, Iowa — Last June’s flood is only a memory for most, but several Rock Rapids homeowners are still dealing with the aftermath and are participating in a buyout program.
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Rock Rapids Economic Development Director John Hulshof has been instrumental in dealing with the aftermath of the flood, especially how it affected the housing situation, homeowners and occupants of flood-damaged homes in Rock Rapids. We had a chance to catch up with Hulshof, and he gives us an update.

Hulshof says just like anything else that involves the federal government, it takes time.

Additionally, Hulshof says after the buyouts are completed, individual homeowners are potentially eligible for the replacement grant program.

If you need more information, you can contact Hulshof at (712) 470-3762.

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