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Ron DeSantis: Florida Housing Taking Action in Response to Jacksonville’s Hilltop Village’s Condition

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) is taking action against the companies associated with Hilltop Village, a rental housing development located in...

Ben Carson: HUD Sending $1.3 Billion to Help Florida Recover From Hurricane Michael

"The great people of Florida and the state leadership continue to show their resilience as they persevere through the recovery process of rebuilding their homes, restoring their businesses, and repairing their critical infrastructure,” said Carson.

DEO: $8 Million Available Through Rebuild Florida Workforce Recovery Training Program for Hurricane Michael...

The program, administered by DEO, is designed to train Floridians in trades necessary to support disaster recovery efforts.
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Kathy Castor: HUD Sending Almost $3.1 Million to Tampa to Help With Coronavirus

Castor said that HUD was sending $3,075,937 to Tampa in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help the city government deal with the continued coronavirus pandemic. The funds come from the $2.3 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that Congress and the White House agreed to at the end of March.

DEO Offers More than $27 Million to Local Governments Recovering From Hurricane Michael

The funds are being offered through the Rebuild Florida Voluntary Home Buyout Program, which is designed to provide funding for local governments to purchase residential property in high flood-risk areas to help reduce the risk of impact from future disasters.

Michael Waltz: HUD Sending Almost $2 Million to Help Volusia County Homeless During Coronavirus...

Waltz announced on Thursday that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be sending $1.9 million to Volusia County. The funds come from the $2.2 trillion “Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act” which Congress and the White House agreed to at the end of March.
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Florida Submits Plan to HUD to Access $735 Million for Hurricane Michael Recovery

These funds are available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program. Hurricane Michael hit the Panhandle back in October 2018.

Al Lawson: Almost $2.3 Million Headed to Public Housing Authorities in North Florida

As part of the $2.2 trillion “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act,” which was passed by Congress and approved by the White House at the end of March, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) received $685 million in relief funds.
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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.

Marco Rubio: CARES Act Will Help Florida as Coronavirus Hurts the Economy

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., released a list of provisions in the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act” that, his office insisted, “will be critical to the state of Florida during the coronavirus pandemic.”
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Ron DeSantis: DEO Has Sent State Action Plan for $633 Million in Disaster Mitigation...

Over the next two months, HUD will review Florida’s proposal plan before letting the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), which led the state’s effort to create the plan, know if it is approved.

Florida Senators Urge Trump to Approve Puerto Rico’s Disaster Declaration Following Earthquakes

Scott has spoken to President Trump, FEMA Acting Administrator Peter Gaynor, Governor Vázquez Garced and other Puerto Rican elected officials to make sure the island has the resources it needs to recover.