HUD has published the Notice of Third Allocation, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements for Grantees Receiving Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Funds in Response to Hurricane Sandy.
This Notice advises the public of a third allocation of Community Development Block Grant disaster recovery (CDBG-DR) funds appropriated by the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Pub. L. 113-2) for the purpose of assisting recovery in the most impacted and distressed areas identified in major disaster declarations due to Hurricane Sandy and other eligible events in calendar years 2011, 2012 and 2013. This allocation provides $2,504,017,000 to assist Hurricane Sandy recovery. Included in this allocation is $930,000,000 to implement projects from the HUD-sponsored Rebuild by Design competition.
The first and second allocations for recovery from Hurricane Sandy totaled $10,509,000,000. This third allocation brings total funding to recover from the impacts of Hurricane Sandy and other eligible events in the Sandy-affected region to $13,013,017,000. The Notice also establishes requirements governing the use of these funds.