HUD Announces Allocation of CDBG Funds for 2018, 2019 Disaster Areas

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 9:45am

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will publish in Thursday’s Federal Register two notices–one announcing the allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) mitigation funds and the other announcing the allocation of CDBG disaster recovery (CDBG-DR) funds. The CDBG mitigation funds announcement allocates more than $186 million to grantees recovering from qualifying 2018 disasters. Awards range from $64.9 million to California to $585,000 to Kauai County, Hawaii. The CDBG-DR allocation announcement is for $85 million to assist in long-term recovery from major disasters in 2018 and 2019. Allocations range from $36.4 million to Puerto Rico to $10 million for the Northern Mariana Islands. Both allocations are of funds provided in the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019.