Bulletin 2021-043 FEMA Declared Disaster Alabama (DR-4596-AL)

FEMA Declared Disaster Alabama (DR-4596-AL)

NewRez LLC "NewRez" Approved Correspondent Clients: please note, on April 26, 2021, FEMA announced a Major Disaster Declaration for the Alabama Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornado events with an incident start date of March 25, 2021 and an incident end date of March 26, 2021.


Under the FEMA Declaration, the following eight (8) counties have been designated for Individual Assistance due to the impact of the disaster:


  • Bibb
  • Calhoun
  • Clay
  • Hale
  • Jefferson
  • Perry
  • Randolph
  • Shelby


Effective immediately, in accordance with agency and investor requirements, NewRez will implement the following inspection requirements for loans secured by properties located in the counties identified above.


If the effective date of the appraisal or appraisal alternative was on or prior to the March 26, 2021 incident end date, an inspection is required in accordance with Chapter 15, Disaster Policy and Product Profiles prior to closing or funding of the loan.