Before disaster strikes
Check out these information resources to protect your business and help consumers:
Florida Realtors Disaster Relief Fund
Realtors, boards, associations and staff can apply for assistance from Florida Realtors Disaster Relief Fund
or make a contribution.
Hurricane Preparation and Recovery Plan
Florida Realtors, along with an Association Executives Council task force, compiled a detailed Hurricane Preparation and Recovery Plan after four hurricanes struck the state in 2004. These suggestions help you plan before hurricane season, once the storm hits and how to recover afterward.
Need to make a claim?
If severe weather damages your home or business, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation website
includes a database of all insurers.
Temporary residential rental properties in Florida
If you need temporary rental housing, the Florida Living Network website lists thousands of available rental properties throughout Florida. You may search using several criteria, including property type, availability, location and property features.
Additional links for consumers:
– Florida's official state Web site – lists national and state resources for insurance and emergency contacts. Also, download the state's Get a Plan checklist
Department of Health and Human Services
from the federal government on preparation and recovery.
– in English or Spanish – that focuses on after-storm recovery.
Official site for listings of federal disaster areas
and other news on the national government's relief efforts.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
also offers short-term loans to businesses located in federally-declared disaster areas.