Assistance for Homeowners Impacted by Natural Disasters

Next Step and our partners are dedicated to helping those manufactured home owners and families who need assistance in the wake of damaging storms, hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, wildfires and other natural disasters.

The resources below can help you in many ways – from getting home repairs or home replacement funding, to mortgage relief and down payment assistance.


Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
Mortgage relief options for homeowners affected by Hurricanes Harvey or Irma.
Visit their website at
Information is available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

To apply for an Individual Assistance grant from FEMA, visit https://www.fema. gov/apply-assistance or call (800) 621-3362 / TTY (800) 462-7585. You can also apply online at

State of California
In the wake of the devastating wildfire that have displaced many from their homes, Gov. Edmund Brown issued an executive order to cut red tape and help streamline recovery efforts in communities. In part, the executive order includes provisions that suspend planning and zoning requirements and state fees for manufactured homes and mobile home parks to help displaced residents with housing needs.

Read the entire executive order at

State of Texas
To apply for assistance in the state of Texas, visit the Texas Hurricane Center at

State of Florida
To apply for assistance in the state of Florida, visit the Florida Division of Emergency Management at

U.S. Small Business Administration
To apply for a disaster loan for home damage, complete and submit the Disaster Home Loan Application at


21st Century Mortgage
• The Hurricane Harvey Recovery Program – only $500 down payment.
• Visit to learn more.

Credit Human Federal Credit Union
• Offering zero-down- payment and a $500 gift card at closing for impacted home- buyers.
• Learn more online at

The Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina has also published tips for preparing manufactured home owners for damaging storms. Learn more on their website at

Do you know of additional programs to help those manufactured home owners impacted by hurricanes,
tornadoes, floods or other natural disasters? Fill out our contact form and let us know.