Substantial Damage

means uninsured or otherwise uncompensated disaster damages:

a) For homes is either: 40 percent or more of the home's pre-disaster fair market value (FMV) or replacement cost including the value of any land, whichever is less; or 50 percent or more of the structure’s pre-disaster fair market value or replacement cost, (excluding the value of any land) whichever is less.

b) For businesses is either: 40 percent or more of the aggregate value (lesser of market value or replacement cost at the time of the disaster) of the damaged real property (including the value of any land) and damaged machinery and equipment; or50 percent or more of the aggregate value (lesser of market value or replacement cost at the time of the disaster) of the damaged real property (excluding the value of any land) and damaged machinery and equipment.

Updated on
September 8, 2022
Published on
June 20, 2018
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