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FEMA Housing Portal Benefits

Program Description

The FEMA Housing Portal is intended to help individuals and families who have been displaced by a disaster find a place to live. The portal consolidates rental resources to help individuals and families find available rental units in their area. Rental resources are identified and provided by federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Veterans Affairs, as well as by private organizations and individuals.

General Program Requirements

Anyone with access to the Internet can view the housing resource information in the Housing Portal. In the advanced search criteria users can search for properties that meet their living needs and/or accept specific assistance programs. The relevant advanced search criteria are listed below:
  • Children accepted
  • Pets accepted
  • Section 8
  • Accessible
  • FEMA Direct Payment

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

No application is necessary to utilize the FEMA Housing Portal website.

Program Contact Information

It is recommended that individuals using this portal call prior to traveling to the location of the property to make sure the property is still available:
1-800-621-FEMA (3362)

To start searching for housing, visit: https://asd.fema.gov/inter/hportal/home.htm