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.

Please fill out this survey to gather citizen input. The survey is also available in Spanish. The deadline for public input is September 15, 2023.

A public meeting will be held at the Gretna Public Library on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. The meeting agenda is located on the public meeting calendar on the homepage of the website.