HUD Awards Puerto Rico $1.5 Billion through CDBG-DR Program

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:30am

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an award of more than $1.5 billion through the Community Development Block Grant–Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. CDBG-DR grants support disaster recovery activities, including housing redevelopment and rebuilding, and grantees are required to spend the majority of the funds in the “most-impacted areas” as identified by HUD.