Tag: florida citrus recovery block grant

Hurricane Irma-Florida Keys

Ron DeSantis Announces More than $160 Million for Hurricane Irma Recovery

At an event in Marathon, DeSantis announced that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida program will send $140 million to be administered by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) to create “new affordable workforce housing to help address housing shortages worsened by Hurricane Irma.”

Ron DeSantis: FDEM Has Approved More than $77 Million for Citrus Farmers Hurt by...

“Upon taking office, Governor DeSantis directed FDEM to disburse hurricane recovery funding as quickly as possible, including providing field staff to assist citrus growers in navigating the grant process,” the governor’s office noted.

Marco Rubio Urges Ron DeSantis to Quickly Disperse Block Grant Funds Helping Florida Citrus

Rubio helped include a $343 million block grant for Florida citrus as part of a hurricane disaster supplemental package.