Damage estimates for Volusia County from Hurricane Ian are over $325 million

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Florida. – The full extent of the damage inflicted by Hurricane Ian continues to come into focus in central Florida as estimated costs continue to rise in several counties.

The latest figures from Volusia County’s Property Appraiser show damage costs there have now risen to $325,466,357.

According to the real estate appraiser, single-family homes accounted for more than a third of the damage, with an estimated cost of $187,876,719. A total of 5,683 single-family homes saw some trouble from the storm, 37 of which were destroyed, according to Ian County’s data.

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Commercial properties saw the second largest portion of the damage with 623 properties affected at a cost of $114,095,617.

Mobile homes, apartment buildings, condos and government property make up the remainder of the damage with an estimated cost of $23,494,021.

This latest estimate is approximately $40 million higher than the county’s previous estimates.

Residents of Volusia County are eligible for individual assistance from FEMA as well as temporary housing assistance.

Individuals can request FEMA assistance by visiting disasterassistance.gov, through the FEMA app, or by calling 1-800-621-3362.

Residents can also call the Volusia County Citizen Information Center at 1-866-345-0345 to learn more about community resources.

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