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Notice CPD-16-09: Duplication of Benefits Guidance for CDBG-DR Awards to Homeowners and Businesses that Received Unanticipated Assistance from SBA Loans After Receiving CDBG-DR Awards


Date Published: May 2016


This Notice provides guidance for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grants awarded under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-2, enacted January 29, 2013) (the “Appropriations Act”). The guidance addresses how grantees must consider Small Business Administration disaster loans pursuant to the Recovery Improvements for Small Entities After Disaster Act of 2015 (RISE Act) awarded after CDBG-DR funds have been provided to beneficiaries (“Unanticipated Assistance”). This Notice advises CDBG-DR grantees of the steps necessary to prevent the duplication of benefits by Unanticipated Assistance. Duplication of benefits is prohibited by the Appropriations Act and the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), as amended.

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