Find Out if Lee Cares Can Help You


Lee County has money to distribute to residents rebuilding their homes. The Lee Cares program targets low and medium income homeowners. Lee County representatives will be on the beach today and next Friday so there’s no downside to see if you’re eligible.

LeeCares case managers will be on Fort Myers Beach today and next Friday from 9a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Town Hall trailers to help residents with application process. On Monday, Lee County representatives told the Town Council that anywhere from $250,000 to $450,000 is available to those who qualify.

There are 3 programs in the Lee Cares program…
– The Housing Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Elevation program may assist income-eligible property owners to repair, replace and/or elevate property that suffered hurricane damage.
– The Home Purchase Assistance may assist income-eligible home buyers to purchase a qualifying primary residence outside of the flood zone in Lee County.
– The Voluntary Residential Acquisition program may assist income-eligible homeowners of a repetitive loss property relocate outside of flood-prone areas in Lee County.
To see the list of eligibility requirements and documents you would need to bring with you when you apply CLICK HERE.

You can also e-mail questions to or call 239-382-5453.


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