Governor Ron DeSantis Applauds HUD for Releasing $633 Million in Hurricane Mitigation Funds
By Space Coast Daily // August 8, 2019
funding will come to the state through the Community Development Block Grant
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Governor Ron DeSantis applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for clearing the issues surrounding the release of up to $633 million in funding for mitigation efforts for communities impacted by Hurricanes Hermine, Matthew and Irma.
The funding will come to the state through the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program.
“I thank Secretary Carson and the officials at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for their efforts,” said Governor DeSantis.
“Florida looks forward to a quick release of the federal guidance as a critical step in helping our communities who were devastated by these hurricanes rebuild stronger than before.”
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