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CDBG-DR Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery.

HUD CDBG-DR program will be the most difficult program you attempt to navigate due to the number of process, direction, guidance and program rules you must follow.
For much of this section I will be discussion a delivery sequence change that will make recovery more time effective for disaster victims. Typically the CDBG-DR process starts one year after the declared disaster but can be granted one additional year making your recovery process with HUD 2 years from the actual disaster.

Articles

  • Duplication of Benefits SBA Loans under Stafford Act for CDBG-DR. FR-6169-N-02
    Murray Wennerlund

    Applicability of Updates to Duplication of Benefits Requirements Under the Stafford Act for Community Development Block Grant CDBG Disaster Recovery Grantees

  • Updates to Duplication of Benefits Requirements Under the Stafford Act for CDBG-DR FR-6169-N-O1
    Murray Wennerlund

    NOTE: Highlighted and linked text is to provide additional resources and to bring your attention to select sections that we have covered in previous months here at Truck And Tools .Com. This is HUDs clarification of Public Laws 115-123 and 115-254.

  • Question FEMA and your states Emergency Management people about applying for SBA Loans.
    Murray Wennerlund

    HUD CDBG-DR Grants will help you with your long term recovery and not add to your current household debt like an SBA Disaster Loan would. Loans from the SBA have to be repaid if taking by a homeowner. Grants do not have to be repaid. Learn the truth.

  • HUD CDBG-DR Grants are designed for Low to Moderate Income families are you qualified?
    Murray Wennerlund

    After a declared disaster FEMA is first to offer GRANTS then second is HUD CDBG-DR GRANTS you need to know your AMI percentage to be able to plan. If your AMI is below the value listed on this page for your area then DO NOT sign an SBA LOAN.

  • Denied HUD CDBG-DR Grants and Reimbursement for reconstruction of your home below HUD elevation requirements?
    Murray Wennerlund

    What you need to know today to fight HUD CDBG-DR elevation rulings before Nov. 21 2016 if you elevated BFE plus one foot. What city planners need to know for future elevation and permitting requirements to meet HUD CDBG-DR guidelines and policy.

  • HUD OIG report 2017 may offer a hint of a solution to the SBA Loan Declined still showing as DOB
    Murray Wennerlund

    HUD OIG published its recommendations and HUD made its comments. But still today we are seeing thousands of low income families penalized for duplication of disaster recovery benefits that they did not receive and did not want to take.

  • H.R.1892 Bipartisan Budget Act DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Community Planning And Development
    Contributor

    We are not lawyers but we do know when something just doesn't set well with the masses. 3,800 Louisiana flood victims have been refused HUD Grants under the guidance of Governor John Bel Edwards and the state of Louisiana Office of Community Development.

  • Bank traps mortgage holders under flood waters by denying forced mortgage payoff letter. UPDATE 7-2-2019
    Writers Pool

    Many of us never think to ask our home mortgage lenders if they would force us to pay off our mortgage if our home was destroyed by natural disaster.

  • HUD requires an Environmental Inspection prior to awarding CDBG-DR grants
    Supervisor

    What state leaders do not understanding is more than a few of these homes required to have Environmental inspections are owned by homeowners that will NOT qualify for CDBG-DR grants no matter the outcome of their environmental inspection.

  • When does a HUD required environmental review cost taxpayers millions in wasted expenses
    Writers Pool

    When you dont plan your process and your process includes an environmental inspection before you qualify the homeowner for CDBG-DR Grant funding you are wasting taxpayer money and your own allocated recovery funds.

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