FEMA Temporarily Extends Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program

A Massachusetts federal judge ordered the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) to extend its Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) Program for displaced survivors of Hurricane Maria through August 31. The agency had planned to terminate TSA benefits for those impacted by the storm more than two months ago, but court orders have extended TSA multiple times on a short-term basis. As of June, nearly 2,000 households remained in hotels and motels through the TSA program.

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