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Post-Irma Rebuilding Program Extends Its Deadline

CARL JUSTE
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MIAMI HERALD STAFF
The damage from Hurricane Irma was extensive, including in this area of Big Pine Key.

The federally funded program offered through the state to help Hurricane Irma victims rebuild has extended its deadline.

Rebuild Florida, run by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, is now giving homeowners until March 29 to register.

In its first phase, $50 million is reserved for Monroe County homeowners to rebuild, repair or elevate their homes due to damage or destruction caused by Irma, which struck Sept. 10, 2017.

Read more from our news partner, The Miami Herald.

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