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LA Citizens Policyholders Eligible for FORTIFIED RoofTM Grants

Thursday September 28, 2023 09:17 am

Terrebonne Parish

Department of Planning and Zoning

Recovery Assistance and Mitigation Planning

FloodSafe Minute

LA Citizens Policyholders Eligible for FORTIFIED Roof™ Grants

Available for New Construction or Reroofing


The application period for Louisiana Fortify Homes Program (LFHP) grants opens at noon on Monday, October 2. While this grant in general is available to all Louisianans, this first group is limited to policyholders of the Louisiana Citizens insurance company.  Anyone not insured by Louisiana Citizens insurance company, is not eligible for the October 2 application period. Grant application periods that are open to all homeowners will be announced later this year.

Homeowners are required to create a profile in the LFHP system before applying for a grant and may do so by visiting a profile does not guarantee you will receive a grant. LFHP staff urge homeowners who are interested in the program to create a profile before the grant application period opens on October 2, as homeowners will need to log in to their profile before applying.

The program will provide grants of up to $10,000 for homeowners to repair or replace their roofs to the FORTIFIED Roof™ standard of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).  It pays for new work, not work that has been completed. Homeowners are only eligible for their primary residence and must verify they have a homestead exemption, a LA Citizens Policy, and flood insurance. 

Please closely review the eligibility requirements listed at expect all available grants to be awarded quickly, so eligible homeowners should attempt to apply as quickly as possible once the application window goes live at noon. There will be 500 grants awarded during this application period on a first-come, first-served basis. Homeowners who are not awarded a grant in the first application period should use the same profile information to attempt to apply for grants in future rounds.

The Louisiana Department of Insurance is available at 1-800-259-5300 or visiting