My Safe Florida Home

Strengthen Your Home for Hurricane Season

Introduction: Hello, Florida homeowners! We’re excited to introduce the Florida hurricane home strengthening program: My Safe Home an initiative designed to help you fortify your homes against hurricanes and ensure your safety. Let’s dive in:

Program Highlights:

Discover the key highlights:

  1. High Demand: The MSFH Program has received an overwhelming response, leading to a surge in applicants.
  2. Funds Availability: While home inspection funds remain open, grant funding is being assigned rapidly.
  3. First-Come, First-Serve: Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis, subject to Legislature approval. Apply for a grant after your inspection.

Free Home Hurricane Inspection:

Available to owners of site-built, single-family residential houses and townhouses across Florida:

  1. No-Cost Inspection: Benefit from a complete home hurricane inspection at no cost or obligation.
  2. Detailed Report: Receive a comprehensive report on your home’s hurricane resistance with suggestions for strength enhancement.

Home Strengthening Improvements:

After your home hurricane inspection, utilize grant money for strengthening:

  1. Strengthening Options: Eligible improvements include reinforcing roof-to-wall connections, adding secondary water resistance to the roof, upgrading roof covering, and more.
  2. Note for Townhouses: Roof improvements do not apply to townhouses.

Purchase & Insurance Savings:

Explore financial benefits and savings:

  1. Matching Grant: Qualify for a Matching Grant—get $2 from the state for every $1 you invest in authorized projects (up to $10,000 or 2/3s of project cost).
  2. Sales Tax Waiver: No state sales tax (6%) on impact-resistant doors, garage doors, and windows purchased between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2024.
  3. Potential Insurance Savings: Participation may lead to potential home insurance premium reductions.

Take Action:

Prepare for hurricane seasons with the My Safe Florida Home Program:

  1. Apply Now: Secure your home inspection and make improvements—apply today.
  2. Top Priorities: Your safety and peace of mind are our main concerns.

Get in Touch:

For more details and inquiries on this Florida hurricane home strengthening program, reach out to us at tara@cbvfl.com or 904-775-2525. We’re here to guide you through this essential process and help safeguard your home.  Here are more useful resource links:  Resource Links

Florida Hurricane Home Damage

Florida Hurricane Home Strengthening Program

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