The Communities Secretary Michael Gove and Environment Secretary Thérèse Coffey have announced support will be available to areas in England that have experienced exceptional localised flooding.
Under the measures announced today:
Flooded households in affected areas can apply for up to £500 to give cash quickly to help with immediate costs.
Households and businesses significantly affected by recent flooding will be eligible for 100% council tax and business rates relief for at least 3 months.
Small-to-medium sized businesses in affected areas will be eligible for up to £2,500 from the Business Recovery Grant to help them return quickly to business as usual.
Eligible flood-hit property owners will be able to apply for up to £5,000 to help make their homes and businesses more resilient to future flooding via the Property Flood Resilience Repair Grant Scheme