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October 7 Deadline for Ida Damage Assessments in New Orleans is Approaching

All property owners who sustained damages strongly encouraged to submit information at www.nolaassessor.com

NEW ORLEANS — Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams is reminding property owners that this Thursday, October 7, 2021, is the deadline to submit documentation to receive a reduction in your property assessment due to damages caused by Hurricane Ida.

The deadline to file for a Hurricane Ida Damage Assessment is 4 p.m., Thursday, October 7th, 2021.

“This is an easy process,” said Assessor Williams. “Property owners fill out the Hurricane Ida Damage Form on our website and submit the completed form with any kind of supporting documentation. We understand most people will probably only have pictures of their damage and that’s fine, but please don’t wait to the last minute. To ensure you get the reduction you deserve, please submit documentation as soon as possible.”

All residential property owners have automatically received a five percent reduction due to properties being non-operational for weeks following the storm’s landfall. This reduction has already been applied to property assessments and no action is necessary to receive this adjustment.

Those with additional physical damages, as well as commercial properties, are encouraged to submit documentation of Hurricane Ida damages.

The Hurricane Ida Damage form can be filled out and downloaded at www.nolaassessor.com.

Submissions must include documentation to support a damage claim, such as photographs, contractor estimates of repair, inspection report, damage appraisal, adjuster’s estimates, or a copy of an insurance claim.

Once the form is complete you must do one of the following:

1. Attach your completed Hurricane Ida Damage form and supporting documentation to an online Appeal: Click Here or
2. Schedule an online, phone or in person meeting with a staff member: Click Here or
3. Drop off the completed Hurricane Ida Damage form with supporting documentation at one of our offices:
– City Hall, Room 4E01, 1300 Perdido Street, or
– Algiers Courthouse, 225 Morgan Street
or
4. Mail the completed Hurricane Ida Damage form and supporting documentation to: Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office, PO Box 53406, New Orleans, LA 70153

“We’re going to do everything in our power to make sure everybody who suffered damages gets the damage-related reduction in assessment they deserve,” said Assessor Williams.

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