For Immediate Release
Operation Blue Roof: No-Cost Temporary Repairs for Roofs Damaged by Hurricane Irma
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2017) - Operation Blue Roof provides no-cost temporary repairs for roofs damaged by Hurricane Irma. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors will install the temporary roof covering at no cost to you.
- Only primary residences with standard shingled roofs are eligible for the program.
- Metal roofs and mobile homes will be repaired as practical on a case by case basis.
- Roofs with greater than 50 percent structural damage are not eligible.
To get assistance, you must sign a “Right of Entry” (ROE) form to allow Corps staff and contractors to access your private property and assess roof damage.
***ADDED 9/19: You do need to sign up in person. At this time, the nearest location is in Lee County at the Lowe's Home Improvement Center, 8040 Dani Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33966. We are working on a location within Charlotte County but in the meantime there is one just south in Lee County.***
Call 888-ROOF-BLU (888-766-3258)
Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service may also call 800-621-3362.
People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and use a TTY may call 800-462-7585.
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