(a) To be eligible for a grant, residential property owners applying for a grant must have an insurable property that has been granted a homestead exemption and must be able to meet the eligibility requirements as set forth by the department for each grant type.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 27-31E-3

(b) Grants to residential property owners must be used to retrofit an insurable property as defined in Section 27-31D-3, to resist loss due to hurricane, tornado, or other catastrophic windstorm events as prescribed in subsection (b) of Section 27-31D-2.

(c) Documents, materials, and other information submitted to the department by property owners or insurance companies in support of a grant application shall be subject to the confidentiality provisions of subsection (g) of Section 27-2-24, provided that the amount of any grant awarded and the name of the recipient of the grant awarded shall be available for public disclosure.

(Act 2011-643, p. 1638, §3; Act 2019-242, §1.)