Disaster Recovery Funding

The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council was given the responsibility of developing the Region's Method of Distribution and was also the Sub-Recipient of CDBG Disaster Recovery Housing Funds allocated to the Texas General Land Office (GLO) from the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).

The distribution of funds occurred in three phases: Round 1, Round 2.1 and Round 2.2 - Which consisted of Infrastructure and Housing in the 3 county region (Hidalgo, Cameron & Willacy).

Round 2.2 Funding

Round 2.1 Funding

Round 1 Funding

Single Family Homeowner Assistance Program (HAP) assists eligible homeowners impacted by Hurricane Dolly for reconstruction or rehabilitation of their home. LRGVDC assisted 641 Homeowners.

Homeowner Opportunity Program (HOP) assists eligible homeowners impacted by Hurricane Dolly who live in "High Risk" areas or areas of high minority and/or poverty concentration to relocate to a safe and higher opportunity area. LRGVDC assisted 116 Homeowners.

Multi-Family Rental Program - This program was designed to provide funds for the rehabilitation, reconstruction, and/or new construction of affordable multi-family rental housing projects in areas impacted by Hurricane Dolly. LRGVDC funded five (5) projects totaling in 223 rental units.

Single-Family Rental Program - This program was designed to provide funds for the rehabilitation, reconstruction, and/or new construction of affordable single-family rental housing projects in areas impacted by Hurricane Dolly. LRGVDC funded three (3) Single-Family Projects, consisting of a total of 12 units.

Rapid Housing Recovery Pilot Program - This pilot program received funds to implement the legislative-created Committee's recommendation on rapid, efficient, large scale production of temporary and permanent housing, following a natural disaster. LRGVDC reconstructed 20 homes with this program.