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Potential Projects and Eligible Activities

Projects must follow all requirements
and must have a tie-back to the disaster

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Restoration of storm damaged, eligible housing to address unmet housing needs through rehabilitation or replacement efforts.

Eligible Activities:

  • 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
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Repair, replacement, or relocation of public facilities that were damaged as a result of the disaster.

Eligible Activities:

  • 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
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Economic Revitalization

Restoring and improving the local economy through job creation and retention or by expanding access to goods and services.

Eligible Activities:

  • 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
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Activities that improve the resiliency of an area, infrastructure, home, or facility against future disasters.

Eligible Activities:

  • 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