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How do I get information about the First Time Homebuyer (FTHB) program?

The Florida Housing site has that information.

How do I learn what the property taxes are on a new home?

The Florida Department of Revenue has property tax information.

How do I get a property appraised?

The Florida Department of Revenue has a contact list of property appraisers by county.

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How do I find out about home insurance?

The State of Florida has a shop and compare site designed to help you find home insurance.

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How do I find a foreclosure workshop near me?

Freddie Mac has information.

How do I find a list of mortgage companies?

Hope Now has a mortgage company directory.

How do I find federally-funded housing loans?

GovLoans.gov has a list of housing loans available.

How do I find homebuyer counseling services near me?

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has a list of approved counseling agencies.

How do I find credit counselors?

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling.

How do I get bankruptcy forms?

USCourts.Gov has the forms.

How do I get public housing information?

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Homes and Communities.

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How do I see hurricane updates?

At the National Hurricane Center site.

How do I prepare my mobile home for a hurricane?

Visit the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles site.

How do I plan for a hurricane?

Visit the MyFlorida.com site.

How do I find a hurricane shelter near me?

The Florida Division of Emergency Management site has locations listed by county.

How do I get help if I am a victim of a hurricane?

You can get help at the FEMA site or call (1-800-621-3362).

How do I get prescriptions during and after a hurricane?

The Florida Disability Rights flyer provides that answer.

How do I find out about driving during and after a hurricane?

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has safety tips.

How do I find emergency funding if I lost my home?

The Florida Department of Children and Families offers help.

How do I find financial assistance after a weather disaster?

You can find a loan information from the GovLoans.Gov site.

How do I get discounts for windproofing my home?

The My Safe Florida Home website has information on discounts.

How do I get emergency food?

The Florida Agriculture site has a list sorted by county.

How do I find a food bank near me?

The Florida Association of Food Banks has a list.

How do I get food stamps?

The Florida Department of Children and Families has an online application and general information about food stamps.

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