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Disaster Recovery: Better Data Are Needed to Ensure Equitable Delivery of HUD Block Grant Funds to Vulnerable Populations, Statement of Daniel Garcia-Diaz, Managing Director, Financial Markets and Community Investment, Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Financial Services, House of Representatives   [open pdf - 307KB]

From the Highlights: "Large-scale disasters, such as the 2017 hurricanes, have resulted in catastrophic damage, and vulnerable populations can face particular challenges in recovering from a disaster. Since 1993, Congress has provided over $90 billion in supplemental appropriations through CDBG-DR [Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery] to help affected areas recover. This testimony discusses (1) HUD [Department of Housing and Urban Development]'s approach to assisting vulnerable populations, (2) grantees' actions to assist vulnerable populations, and (3) challenges grantees and vulnerable populations face in implementing and using CDBG-DR."

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2022-01-19
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