The first step in our collaborative approach is to develop a research methodology and analytical tools to identify heirs’ property locations throughout the state.
Using parcel and tract level data, our team will track where incidence of heirs’ property issues are most likely to be occurring.
We will conduct an assessment of those areas most vulnerable to climate change- based hazards.
TRAIN & CONNECT
Connecting housing providers, advocates, local governments, and legal services to use the tools and methodologies developed to assist heirs’ property owners to obtain marketable title.
Develop recommendations and draft language for a FEMA affidavit system for heirs’ property residents to qualify for Individual Assistance. The affidavit will be made available to Florida’s housing providers utilizing other disaster recovery programs including the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) program.
Heirs Properties initiative developed and supported in collaboration with: