U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Storage after Flooding in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (April 14, 2023) — U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage at its Coconut Creek location to residents impacted by the record-breaking rainstorms that brought substantial flooding to parts of Broward County this week.

An unprecedented spring storm dropped over 25 inches of rain in the Fort Lauderdale area within 24 hours. Fort Lauderdale’s airport was underwater for a time as flooding disrupted travel.

With numerous families displaced and homes that will require repairs, having accessibility to dry and secure self-storage during the clean-up process is always beneficial to communities affected by natural disasters.

“U-Haul is a member of these communities, and we are available to help,” said Davina Bean, U-Haul Company of Fort Lauderdale president. “Our neighbors in and around Broward County are still assessing the flood damage, but we know many homes have sustained water damage. We are on standby to help with recovery by providing self-storage units to keep people’s possessions safe at no cost for one month.”

The U-Haul disaster relief program applies to new self-storage unit rentals and is based on availability. People seeking more information or needing to arrange 30 days of free self-storage should contact:

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Coconut Creek

5431 Johnson Road

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

(954) 428-7369

In addition to its 30 days free self-storage disaster relief program, U-Haul is proud to be at the forefront of aiding communities in times of need as an official American Red Cross Disaster Responder.

About U-HAUL

Founded in 1945, U-Haul is the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 23,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 offers secure access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the customer dispatch option on their smartphones and our proprietary Live Verify technology. Our customers' patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to approximately 186,000 trucks, 128,000 trailers and 46,000 towing devices. U-Haul is the third largest self-storage operator in North America and offers 934,000 rentable storage units and 79.7 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities. U-Haul is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S., and continues to be the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry. U-Haul has been recognized repeatedly as a leading “Best for Vets” employer and was recently named one of the 15 Healthiest Workplaces in America.  


Andrea Batchelor

Jeff Lockridge

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-263-6194

Website: uhaul.com

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