CDBG-DR Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program
CDBG-DR

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.

  • 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.
    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.

  • Give $30K to a disaster victim that lost everything and they are going replace what is important to them.
    Writers Pool

    They spend it on what they feel is important to get back to normalcy. Everyone from the Governors office to FEMA was preaching for everyone to work on getting back into their homes and to get back to a normal life.

  • Follow Elevation Standards from HUD not from FEMA or your local zoning unless they exceed HUD standards
    Supervisor

    Its not to often you will read, Follow HUD standards. Most of us that have been in a disaster know HUD standards are low quality and economical grade. But when it comes to flood elevation requirements they are often the best numbers to use.

  • CDBG-DR Financial Updates for the State of Louisiana
    Writers Pool

    Follow the grant money for disaster victims in Louisiana. Find out if it actually makes it to the homeowners so they can rebuild. Find out how long it takes to rebuild after a disaster. You will not hear this from your local or national news people.

  • DOB Duplication of Benefit Sources
    Writers Pool

    Understanding what HUD determines as Duplication of Benefits DOB and understanding the Guidance that HUD offices may not be what your States Office of Community Development Disaster Recovery Unit understands. Are they working your interest?

  • August 2016 Floods DR 4277
    Writers Pool

    August 2016 Floods DR‐4277 Individual Assistance 153,271 households Registered 82,422 Approved

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