Florida housing provides $5 million in disaster funding

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – The Florida Housing Finance Corporation is providing $5 million worth of housing disaster funds for Floridians impacted by Hurricane Michael.

The money went to 10 locations, with Gadsden, Jackson, Wakulla, Franklin and Liberty counties receiving close to a $1 million combined.

The $5 million provided is 100 percent of the budget allocated for Florida Housing for disaster relief.

"It was the most significant disaster this year, and we aren’t really anticipating another hurricane till hurricane season which would be next fiscal year," said Trey Price, executive Director of Florida Housing.

Panama City received the most money getting more than $1.6 million to help rebuild the city.

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