Potential Projects and Eligible Activities
Projects must follow all requirements
and must have a tie-back to the disaster
Restoration of storm damaged, eligible housing to address unmet housing needs through rehabilitation or replacement efforts.
- Housing rehabilitation and repair
- Housing reimbursements for disaster-related repairs
- New single- and multi-family affordable housing construction
- Home buyouts in high flood-risk areas
- Homeownership assistance
- Legal services and housing counseling
Repair, replacement, or relocation of public facilities that were damaged as a result of the disaster.
- Improvements, reconstruction, and repair of damaged public facilities including but not limited to bridges, water treatment facilities, roads, sewer and water lines, and storm water management systems
- Non-federal matches for other federal grant-in-aid programs
Restoring and improving the local economy through job creation and retention or by expanding access to goods and services.
- Job training programs
- Improvements to commercial and retail districts
- Financing of efforts that attract and retain workers in devastated communities
- YouthBuild program providing job training and educational opportunities for young adults
- Public services that encourage job creation
Activities that improve the resiliency of an area, infrastructure, home, or facility against future disasters.
- Any activities that increase resilience to disasters and reduce or eliminate the long-term risk of loss of life, injury, damage to and loss of property, and suffering and hardship, by lessening the impact of future disasters
- Reimbursements for disaster related costs incurred prior to the award of funding, If they are eligible CDBG-DR activities and meet program requirements