HUD Publishes Allocations, Common Application, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements for 2017 CDBG-DR Grantees
On April 10, 2018, HUD allocated nearly $28 billion in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds appropriated by the Further Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2018. HUD allocated $10.03 billion for the purpose of assisting in addressing unmet needs from disasters that occurred in 2017; $2 billion for improved electrical power systems in areas impacted by Hurricane Maria; and $15.9 billion for mitigation activities. This notice applies only to the $10.03 billion allocated for long-term recovery from disasters that occurred in 2017. A future notice will specify the requirements and process for the electrical power systems funding and the mitigation funds.