Federal Emergency Management Agency officials received grant applications from nearly 16,000 New Jerseyans whose homes were flooded in April.
Monday. June 25, was the deadline to apply.
FEMA approved nearly $17 million in individual assistance grants to more than 9,300 homeowners and renters. They can use the money to cover repairs or rent.
The Small Business Administration approved $20 million in loans to more than 600 individuals and businesses.
Bergen County had the most requests for assistance out of the 12 eligible counties, with more than $5.8 million approved.
The April 15-16 storm was blamed for three deaths in New Jersey, forced about 3,000 people to flee their homes and caused an estimated $180 million in damage.
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