Disaster Recovery

The HBAA’s Disaster Resource Center was established to assist consumers in the wake of hurricanes, tornadoes, and other natural disasters. There is a wealth of information available about how to prepare for disasters, steps to recovery, and other resources. This section  of our website is devoted to providing that information in order to make the rebuilding and recovery process less cumbersome.

Disaster Resources

Consumer Information

Alabama Power Storm Relief Assistance Program

How to Prevent Home Repair Fraud

Disaster Articles Be Ready Alabama Cleaning Carpets and Floors After a Storm or Flood

Taking Shelter from the Storm: Building a Safe Room Inside Your Home

Contractor Information

  • The Alabama Home Builders Self Insurers Fund has Loss Control Representatives available to provide safety training and guidance to Fund members to help you keep your jobsite safe and avoid OSHA violations. For more information about Loss Control services, or to learn about requirements for becoming a member of the Fund, call 1-800-745-3863.
  • To make sure that you are properly licensed as a residential contractor in Alabama, contact the Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board.
  • To apply for a D&B Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number (a requirement for registering with FEMA’s Central Contractor site), click here.
  • To find out if you’re eligible for tax relief from the IRS, click here

Regulatory Boards

Home Builders Licensure Board (334) 242-2230 www.hblb.alabama.gov

General Contractors Board (334) 272-5030 www.genconbd.alabama.gov

Alabama Electrical Contractors Board (334) 269-9990 www.aecb.state.al.us

HVAC Board (866) 855-1912 www.hacr.alabama.gov

Plumbers & Gas Fitters Board (205) 945-4857 www.pgfb.state.al.us

Onsite Wastewater Board (334) 269-6800 www.aowb.state.al.us


The following are links to websites with further information about disaster preparation and recovery:

National Association of Home Builders www.nahb.org

Disaster Contractors Network www.dcnonline.org

PATH (Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing)

Department of Energy’s Disaster Recovery and Building Reconstruction www.eere.energy.gov

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) www.fema.gov


The Alabama Home Builders Foundation is accepting donations that will go directly to helping local Home Builders Associations in storm-affected areas in Alabama. You may make checks payable to the Alabama Home Builders Foundation, and mail to:

Alabama Home Builders Foundation
Attn: Storm Relief
P.O. Box 241305
Montgomery, AL 36124-1305