Flood recovery relief
If your home or business has been flooded because of Storm Babet, you can apply for financial help.
Support is available through a Government scheme known as the Flood Recovery Framework, which is used in exceptional circumstances to help councils and communities following severe flooding.
The deadline for applications is 30 November 2023.
Community Recovery Grant
The Community Recovery Grant pays up to £500 to residents if the home where you normally live has been flooded or where it was considered unliveable.
Council Tax Discount Scheme
If you have to move out of the home where you normally live because it flooded during Storm Babet, you could be eligible for 100% discount on Council Tax for at least three months.
Business Recovery Grant
Small-to-medium sized businesses could be eligible for up to £2,500 if they had flood damage to property, equipment, stock or suffered loss of trade because customers or suppliers couldn’t reach them.
Business Rates Relief Scheme
If you can’t open your business premises because it was flooded during Storm Babet, you could be eligible for 100% rate relief for a minimum of three months.
Property Flood Resilience Repair Grant Scheme
Eligible flood-hit property owners will be able to apply for up to £5,000 to help make their homes and businesses more resilient to future flooding.