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Keyswide Home Elevation Education Project & Monroe County Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Grant Program can help

Monroe County is currently accepting applications for the fiscal year 2023 (FY 2023) FMA grant program. The application period will close around September 30, 2023.

Visit the Monroe County FMA Grant page to learn how you can apply.

Residents applying for either elevation or reconstruction must have a completed budget (estimate) at the time of their application/proposal signed by a contractor.

FIRM and the Monroe County FMA Grant Program have been working with local contractors to identify those who will help residents complete this crucial step.

The following contractors have agreed to assist with this part of the application.

  • *Sweetwater Homes, Big Pine Key - Phone 305-872-9520,  Contact Jill at jmahan@swhfla.com or Jessica at Jessica@swhfla.com
  • Scott Tuttle Construction dba Bayview Homes, Islamorada, Plantation/Tavernier, & Key Largo - Contact Jim Saunders, ph: 305-240-0957,  jsaunders@bayviewdev.com
  • SHP General Contractor - Key West & Lower Keys Contact Ricardo Rodriguez, ph: 305-797-1145, shpkwoff@live.com

Contractors interested in being added to the list should contact Mike Lalbachan at lalbachan-mike@monroecounty-fl.gov

Listings are not endorsements but are provided as a service to applicants. Contractors marked with an asterisk have completed the Home Raising Academy course and have submitted an RFQ to FIRM to be listed on the project website.

Contractors are under no obligation to provide budget assistance for free. Each property owner needs to make their own decisions regarding the relationship between the property owner and Contractor.



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