Tangipahoa Parish receives federal grant to raise flooded properties
TANGIPAHOA PARISH - FEMA has approved Tangipahoa Parish's
application for funds to elevate 10 previously flooded properties.
According to a release from the Tangipahoa Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, the project entails elevating all of the structures about the FEMA-designated base flood elevation.
Approximately $930,000 of the $1,240,740 bill will be paid through the federal grant.
According to parish officials, this will help lower the cost of flood insurance for the homeowners.
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