Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR)


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds to the State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO). This funding is being distributed in federally-declared disaster counties impacted by Hurricane Matthew including St. Johns County for activities authorized under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 United States Code (U.S.C) 5301 et seq.) and described in the State of Florida CDBG-DR Action Plan. DEO has provided $89,632,120.00 in CDBG-DR funding to St. Johns County to implement programs in support of the County’s recovery from Hurricane Matthew. Allocations, waivers, and alternative requirements applicable to this funding are published in the Federal Register on August 7, 2017 at 82 FR 38812; January 18, 2017 at 82 FR 5591; and November 21, 2016 at 81 FR 83254.

Recovery Programs

The County entered into a sub recipient agreement with DEO to administer the following recovery programs including:

  • Housing Recovery Program
  • Homeowner Repair
  • Interim Mortgage Assistance Program
  • Homeowner Reconstruction
  • Homeowner Elevation
  • Homeowner MHU Replacement
  • Homeowner Voluntary Buyout and Acquisition
  • LMI Housing Development
  • Infrastructure Program

Environmental Review






Florida’s Historic Coast
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