This guide presents challenges identified by Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grantees in planning and implementing their housing recovery programs. The Urban Institute explored these challenges recently in a project, Improving the Speed of Housing Recovery Program Launch after Severe Disaster, funded by HUD.
This resource is intended to help grantees prepare for and address the following challenge areas:
- Staff capacity
- Grant administration
- Recipient outreach
- Case management
- Data management
View CDBG-DR Housing Recovery: Challenges, Best Practices, Lessons Learned, and Recommendations.