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HUD Announces $6.875 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Funds

This notice allocates $6.875 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds to grantees recovering from qualifying 2015, 2016, and 2017 disasters. Funds allocated by this notice were made available by the Further Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2018 (Pub. L. 115-123, approved February 9, 2018) (the “Appropriations Act”).

This notice describes grant requirements and procedures, including waivers and alternative requirements, applicable to CDBG-MIT funds only.

This notice allocates $6.$75 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds to grantees recovering from qualifying 2015, 2016, and 2017 disasters. Funds allocated by this notice were made available by the Further Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 201$ (Pub. L. 115-123,approved February 9, 2018) (the “Appropriations Act”).

This notice describes grant requirements and procedures, including waivers and alternative requirements, applicable toCDBG-MIT funds only. The Department acknowledges the governance and financial management challenges of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the on-going capacity considerations in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Accordingly, the allocation of funds to theCommonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands for mitigation and electrical power system improvements shall be governed by subsequent notices in order to provide additionaltime to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to work with the Department to address theseissues.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessie Handforth Kome, Acting Director, Office of Block Grant Assistance, Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW, Room 7282, Washington, DC 20410, telephone number 202-402-3587. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access thisntimber via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Facsimile inquiries maybe sent to Ms. Kome at 202-708-0033. (Except for the’800’ number, these telephone numbersare not toll-free). Email inquiries may be sent to disaster_recovery@hud.gov.

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