Tag: rebuild florida

Ron DeSantis Announces More than $10 Million for Sarasota for Storm Resiliency, Migration

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $10 million to the city of Sarasota to enhance water quality and protect from erosion, storms, and flooding in Bay Park and...

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.

HUD Approves DEO’s Action Plan for $735 Million to Help Florida Recover From Hurricane...

Funding provides impacted families with the opportunity to rebuild, repair or replace their homes damaged by disasters, as well as providing communities the ability to prepare for future storms.

HUD Approves Ron DeSantis’ $633 Million Disaster Mitigation Plan

This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved the state of Florida’s plan to secure more than $633 million from the federal government for disaster mitigation projects.
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.”

DEO Wants General Contractors to Assist Rebuild Florida

On Monday, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Ken Lawson called for general contractors to assist the “Rebuild Florida” program which is a “long-term recovery effort to repair and rebuild thousands of homes of Florida families that were significantly damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Irma.”
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Rick Scott Announces $40 Million in Grants for Small Businesses Hurt by Hurricane Irma

Scott, who is challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in next week’s general election weighed in on the funds on Monday afternoon and showcased the economic progress Florida has made during his eight years in Tallahassee.
Hurricane Irma-Florida Keys

DEO Launches $616 Million Effort to Help Floridians Whose Homes Were Impacted by Hurricane...

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), DEO launched Rebuild Florida which will connect eligible Floridians with federal disaster recovery funding, prioritizing most-impacted communities and the most vulnerable low-income individuals, including the elderly, those with disabilities and families with young children.