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CDBG-DR COVID-19 Notice of Waivers, Alternative Requirements, and Extensions for 2015-2019 Disasters


Date Published: August 2020


This notice governs Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds awarded under several appropriations. It provides additional flexibility to CDBG-DR grantees as they continue their disaster recovery efforts while also responding to the Coronavirus pandemic.

This notice provides:

  • An automatic one-year extension of its previously established expenditure deadline for CDBG-DR funds under certain public laws in response to a 2015, 2016, or 2017 disaster
  • Grantees with the option to request an additional expenditure extension beyond the one-year extension, for a maximum total extension of two years
  • Submission extensions to CDBG-DR grantees for their certifications, implementation plan and capacity assessment, and action plan in response to a 2018 or 2019 disaster
  • A new provision that allows grantees of a 2018 or 2019 disaster to request additional submission extensions

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