Hurricane Ida CDBG-DR

Jefferson Parish has received a total of $30,143,147 targeted to support economic revitalization and resilient infrastructure. The funds are allocated through the State of Louisiana Office of Community Development from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) CDBG-DR program. These funds are restricted to be used in eligible categories under the following two programs. The funds cannot be used for individual home repairs or homeowner elevations.

  • Hometown Revitalization Program (HRP) - $18,008,737 CDBG-DR allocation. This program is designed to encourage new economic opportunities, restore jobs and revitalize commercial districts that suffered major damage as a result of 2020-2021 disasters.
  • Resilient Communities Infrastructure Program (RCIP) - $12,134,410 CDBG-DR allocation. This program is designed to fund unmet needs for infrastructure repair or development in areas impacted by the 2020-2021 storms. This includes projects such as drainage improvements to reduce flooding, replacement of flood mitigation structures, or relocation of public buildings from high-risk to low-risk areas.

Jefferson Parish has received a second allocation funding in the amount of $55,452,446.88. Two public meetings are scheduled to gather public input on priority areas, in which to spend federal disaster recovery funds, as a result of the impacts from Hurricane Ida and the declared disaster events in 2020 and 2021. 

The first meeting will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. at the Rose Borne (Marrero) Community Center (1861 Ames Blvd., Marrero ,LA 70072). The second meeting will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. at the Joseph S. Yenni Building in Suite 405 (1221 Elmwood Blvd. Jefferson, LA 70123).

Click to view a presentation on the second allocation of funding (PDF)

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