HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Puerto Rico

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 11:00am

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that it will provide federal disaster assistance to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in the wake of damage caused by Hurricane Irma. HUD will allow flexibility in the allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME program funding, including for housing and services for those affected by the disaster. HUD also granted a moratorium on foreclosures of Federal Housing Administration- (FHA-) insured home mortgages and provided other relief.