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Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery

Program Overview

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it approved Colorado’s Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Action Plan. The Plan outlines how Colorado will distribute grant dollars received from HUD for flood recovery programs.

This grant will support recovery efforts in 18 Presidentially declared flood-impacted counties, with a majority of the funds going to the most impacted counties: Boulder, Larimer and Weld. Programs will focus on housing, public infrastructure, long-term planning and economic development and, as stipulated by the grant, 50 percent of the funds will be distributed to low- and moderate-income households.

Applications for the funds were made available Friday, May 2, 2014, online at http://dola.colorado.gov/cdbg-dr/. The State will work with all applicants to release the money as soon as possible.

Visit the Colorado Department of Local Affairs website for specific information related to CDBG-DR.  If you click on the logo below you will be directed to the CDBG_DR website.

CDBG-DR hyper link




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