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Certification Checklist for CDBG-DR Grantees under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013

Date Published: March 2013

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The 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act requires that the HUD Secretary certify, in advance of signing a CDBG-DR grant agreement, that the following requirements are met: that the grantee has in place proficient financial controls; that the grantee has in place proficient procurement processes; that the grantee has established adequate procedures to prevent any duplication of benefits as defined by section 312 of the Stafford Act; that the grantee has established adequate procedures to ensure timely expenditure of funds; that the grantee has established adequate procedures to maintain comprehensive websites regarding all disaster recovery activities assisted with these funds; and that the grantee has established adequate procedures to detect fraud, waste, and abuse of funds. In order for the Secretary to make the certification, each grantee must complete this checklist and submit the required information to the grantee’s designated HUD representative. A HUD representative must then review the grantee’s submission and complete this checklist.

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Tags: CDBG-DR
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  • HUD
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  • HUD Approved