Shelter at Home completes temporary repairs on more than 9,000 h - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Shelter at Home completes temporary repairs on more than 9,000 homes

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Louisiana's Shelter at Home program has reached a milestone.

The first-of-its-kind program allows contractors to go into homes and make temporary fixes so flood victims can get started on the long-term recovery process.

Officials said temporary repairs are now complete in nearly 9,500 homes.

While Shelter at Home participants do not pay out of pocket, the program is taxpayer funded. FEMA covers 90 percent.

The application period for the Shelter at Home program has ended. Click here for a list of additional resources available for flood victims. 

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