Overview of Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery funds to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity for activities authorized under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 and described in the State of Florida Action Plan for Disaster Recovery. The City of Jacksonville has entered into an agreement with DEO (Agreement #HM004) to administer disaster recovery funds.

CDBG-DR Matthew: Hurricane Matthew Housing Repair Program 

The City of Jacksonville was awarded $2,037,391.00 in CDBG-DR funds from the DEO for the Hurricane Matthew Housing Repair Program (Hurricane Matthew Program). The Hurricane Matthew Program provides construction services to qualified homes that were damaged by Hurricane Matthew and were unable to be repaired using other sources. FUNDING IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE HURRICANE MATTHEW PROGRAM. If your home was damaged by Hurricane Matthew or if you have any questions regarding the Hurricane Matthew Program, please call 904-255-8252 or email SaraT@coj.net.   

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CDBG-DR Irma: Voluntary Home Buyout Program 

The City of Jacksonville was awarded $5,000,000.00 in CDBG-DR funding from DEO for the Voluntary Home Buyout Program (VHBP). These funds will be used to purchase properties located within the floodplain that were damaged by Hurricane Irma.  For more information regarding the VHBP, please contact the Program Manager, Sarah Bohentin, at 904-255-8245 or SBohentin@coj.net