Unsecured personal loans for storm protection. No minimum credit score, no income limits (minimum or maximum), and no minimum asset or home equity required.

Loan Products & Rates*

Loan Amount$1,500-
$50,000
Interest Rate8-11%Fixed
Terms3-8yrs

Fees apply depending on improvement. Origination Fee: 2.5% and 1.25% for military discounts + Project Management Fee: 3.99%.

Eligibility

  • Primary Applicant must be the OWNER of the RESIDENTIAL subject property
  • Home must be located in: Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, or Alabama
  • Applicant(s) must prove ABILITY TO PAY (i.e., Employment, Social Security, Disability, etc.)
  • Property Taxes must be current
  • Home Mortgage loans must be current (with proof)
  • Primary Applicant cannot have a bankruptcy in the past 12 months
  • Co-signer or cash guarantee (i.e. 5-20% of total project cost) may be required depending on the Applicant(s) previous payment history

Eligible improvements include impact windows, doors, hurricane shutters new roofs and repairs, and FORTIFIED™ Roofs*.
*SELF provides optional low-cost insurance savings alongside SELF loans through a partner organization.

Make your home safer and lower your insurance rates with a Wind-Mitigation loan!

Project Management: From Start to Finish

SELF also provides project management from start to finish, including: pre-screening all contractors to verify applicable licenses, insurance and a good track record; reviewing quotes to prevent price-gouging; and, coordinating with local building officials and homeowners before making final payment to the contractors.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Proof of home ownership
  • Proof of income
  • Ability to repay the loan
  • Mortgage paid on time in the past 90 days
  • Current on all local property taxes
  • No minimum income required
  • No minimum credit score required

Success Stories

Betty Oliveras, Tampa

"I recommend SELF to everybody who falls on bad times. If they can help you, they will. And if they can't, they will try to find you somebody who can."

Carolyn

“I cannot believe that I was approved after being rejected so many times by banks! I am so happy!! Thank you!”