Information for Homeowners and Renters
IF your home is damaged or destroyed...
Call (808) 935-0031
1. Civil defense will file report and send to Property tax division.
2. Property tax will do a drone confirmation of loss.
3. One week later they will send a letter confirming the condition of the home. Additional copies can be requested to be sent to insurance companies. This process should take about 7 days.
4. If you haven't heard by the 8th day call County Real Property Tax at 961-8201 and ask them about the "damage confirmation by landowner"
5. Then file the damage confirmation with Civil Defense.
6. At this point, if the insurance adjuster requests a report from the fire department, they will need to contact firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTE: the fire department has NOT responded to homes so they have not created reports, therefore the County Damage Confirmation will be the primary documentation in these instances. The report included before and after photos.
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Individuals with Federal Housing Administration (FHA) - insured mortgages at risk of foreclosure because of the disaster may stop or delay foreclosure by 90 days. Visit the link to determine if you qualify for the foreclosure moratorium:
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