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Ron DeSantis: DEO Sending 30 Communities HUD Funds Through Rebuild Florida Program

The program, administered by DEO, allows local governments to increase the resiliency of critical facilities that serve a public safety purpose for local communities.

Ron DeSantis: More than $92 Million Available to Local Governments in Block Grants for...

The CDBG-CV program is designed to help local governments prepare, prevent, and respond to the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 with the governor’s office noting that $92 million is available.

Ron DeSantis: HUD Sending Almost $47 Million to Help Panhandle Recover From Hurricane Michael

DeSantis will send $46.9 million in Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds which will be handled by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida program.

Ron DeSantis: Almost $100 Million Headed to Help Florida Communities Recover From Hurricane Irma

The funds have been awarded through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair Program.

Florida’s Unemployment Rate Dropped in December

In comparison, the nation lost 95,000 private-sector jobs in the month of December. From May to December, Florida has gained a total of 748,100 private-sector jobs.

Ron DeSantis: Almost $20 Million Awarded Through DEO’s Rebuild Florida General Planning Support Program

The program, administered by DEO, provides funding for communities and organizations to develop or enhance state, regional, or local plans which will enable the state of Florida to withstand future disasters.

Florida’s Unemployment Rate Remained Steady in November

Florida lost 1,178,100 jobs from February to April but has seen almost 695,000 of them gained back. 

Ron DeSantis: Additional $28 Million in Disaster Relief Employment for Floridians Impacted by Pandemic

Individuals who qualify for disaster-relief employment are dislocated workers, workers who have been temporarily or permanently laid off as a result of COVID-19, self-employed individuals who have lost work due to COVID-19, and individuals who have been unemployed long-term.

DEO Activates Business Damage Assessment Survey After Eta Hit Florida

The program, managed by the DEO, will gather information through the survey from businesses affected by Tropical Storm Eta and share the results with various local, state and federal agencies to implement appropriate disaster relief programs.

Unemployment Rate in Florida Falls to 6.5 Percent in October

In the past month, more than 61,000 private-sector jobs were created across the state.

DEO Offers $60 Million Through Rebuild Florida Hometown Revitalization Program for Hurricane Michael Recovery

The program is designed to support the recovery of economic activity in commercial areas of Hurricane Michael-impacted communities, facilitating the return and recovery of businesses, jobs, and provision of goods and services to the area. Hurricane Michael hit the Sunshine State two years ago. 

Florida Ports Council, Enterprise Florida Look to the Future in Forum on the State’s...

Florida’s seaports have a $117.6 billion economic impact and account for more than 900,000 direct and indirect jobs, while linking communities to vital national and international markets.