Financial support following Storm Henk

Households and businesses across South Kesteven District impacted by the flooding will benefit from government funding to help them recover from the impact of Storm Henk.

On 6th January, the Government announced details of the financial support which will be available to businesses, households and communities that have been affected by flooding caused by Storm Henk.

The announcement confirmed the financial support will be available to eligible areas in England that have experienced exceptional localised flooding.

Help will be available for:

  1. Flooded households in eligible affected areas, who can apply for up to £500 cash to help with immediate costs.  
  2. Households and businesses significantly affected, who will be eligible for 100% council tax and business rates relief for at least 3 months.
  3. Small-to-medium sized businesses in eligible affected areas, who can apply for up to £2,500 from the Business Recovery Grant to help them return quickly to business as usual.  
  4. Eligible flood-hit property owners, who can apply for up to £5,000 to help make their homes and businesses more resilient to future flooding via the Property Flood Resilience Repair Grant Scheme.  
  5. Farmers who have suffered uninsurable damage to their land will be able to apply for grants of up to £25,000 through the Farming Recovery Fund towards repair and reinstatement costs for farmers adversely affected by exceptional flooding.

The Government announcement from Saturday 6th January is available in full here.

 

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