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The City of New Orleans Hazard Mitigation Grant Program is administered by the City of New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Funding for the program has been provided by the State of Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) largely through a grant provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Mitigation Program Management Services are provided by Smart, Inc.


 
 
HMGP Resources
(Guides and Other Documents)

This area of the HMGP Homeowner Site is intended to provided HMGP Homeowners with a central library for resources and guidebooks relevant for their mitigation projects.

FEMA IcodesFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Bulletins and Guidebooks
TB1: Openings in Foundations and Walls of Enclosures
      
TB2: Flood Damage - Resistant Materials Requirements
 
TB3; Non-Residential Flood proofing - Requirements and Certification
 
TB4: Elevator Installation
 
TB5: Free of Obstruction Requirements
 
TB6: Below-Grade Parking Requirements
 
TB7: Wet Flood proofing Requirements
 
TB8: Corrosion Protection for Metal Connectors in Coastal Areas
 
TB9: Design and Construction Guidance for Breakaway Walls
 
TB10: Ensuring that Structures Built on Fill in or Near Special Flood Hazard Areas are Reasonably Safe from Flooding
 
TB11: Crawlspace Construction for Buildings Located in Special Flood Hazard Areas
 
550: Recommended Residential Construction for the Gulf Coast
 
Reducing Flood Losses Through the International Codes
 

 

Construction and Elevation Best Practices
UNO's Center for Hazard Assessment, Response and Technology Guide to Elevation Options for Non-Slab Homes
      
UNO's Center for Hazard Assessment, Response and Technology Guide to Elevation Options for Slab Homes
 
LSU Agricultural Center Guide to Elevating an Existing Home
 
UNO's Center for Hazard Assessment, Response and Technology Fact Sheet on What to Ask an Elevation Contractor
 
Common Ground Brochure on Contractor Hiring Best Practices
 

 

City of New Orleans Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Forms and Checklists
Notice to Proceed Checklist
      
City of New Orleans HMGP Reimbursement Form
 
Insurance Requirements for Homeowner Contractors
 
Deed Restriction Affidavit
 
 
 

 

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Guidelines
Notice to Proceed Checklist
      
City of New Orleans HMGP Reimbursement Form
 
Insurance Requirements for Homeowner Contractors
 
Deed Restriction Affidavit
 
 
 


 
 
 

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