Action Plan for the HUD CDBG Funding for Hurricane Ida available for Public Comment
Virtual Meeting Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 3 pm
The Louisiana Action Plan, Substantial Amendment No. 1 (Allocation of Funds for Hurricane Ida) is available for review and comment. The Louisiana Office of Community Development kicked off the public comment this week with a meeting for six parishes held in Lockport. At least five (5) more meetings are planned. OCD staff participated in the Multi-agency Recovery meeting held at the Dumas auditorium in Houma briefing residents on the Restore LA program and walking people through the application process. Fourteen (14) agencies provided programs and advice to residents serving approximately 90 households.
The next meeting about the Action Plan Amendment adding the funding for Hurricane Ida will be Tuesday June 21st. The State will host a Virtual meeting at 3 pm CST. To register, visit restore.la.gov/action-plan. Click the link above to go directly to the plan.
The presentation will cover the programs, priorities, and proposed budget. This includes the Restore Louisiana program for repairs and reconstruction currently proposed for $380 million. Residents can apply online at https://restore.la.gov/ or call 866-735-2001.
The Action Plan also includes the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds being used to provide both homeowner and Parish Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and Public Assistance Program match requirements. Parishes are anticipated to get allocations to use towards infrastructure projects to achieve recovery efforts.
To learn more, register at restore.la.gov/action-plan.