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Program Purpose for the 1st Allocation:

MDA intends to provide up to $2,281,287 in CDBG funding, and any other amount allocated by HUD under this appropriation, to address long term recovery and infrastructure restoration, housing, and economic revitalization to those counties in Mississippi that were declared disaster areas by the President of the United States for the period from May 1, 2008, through June 30, 2008.

Program Purpose for the 2nd Allocation:

MDA intends to provide up to $6,283,404 in CDBG funding, and any other amount allocated by HUD under this appropriation, to address long term recovery and infrastructure restoration, housing, and economic revitalization to those Mississippi counties affected by severe weather in 2008 and that were declared disaster areas by the President of the United States.

Consistent with the requirements of the Act and the Notice, overall funding priority will be given to the repair, rehabilitation, and reconstruction of affordable rental housing for families of low to moderate income in the affected counties. A minimum prorated threshold of $1,000,000 of the available CDBG funds will be directed towards the improvement of affordable rental stock.

An additional $5,438,712.00 has been allocated by HUD from the Disaster Recovery Enhancement Fund (“DREF”) to the State of Mississippi as part of the 2nd allocation.

Program Status:  On-going

 

Initial Action Plan (1st allocation) Final Long-term Recovery & Infrastructure Restoration, Housing & Economic Revitalization
Amendment 1 (English) (Spanish) (Vietnamese) Disaster Recovery Enhancement Fund
Initial Action Plan (2nd Allocation) Final Long-term Recovery & Infrastructure Restoration, Housing & Economic Revitalization