Disaster Recovery

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced that the City of Detroit has been allocated $57.5 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funds to help Detroit recover from natural disasters and build resilient systems and infrastructure to combat climate change. The City will be using these funds for flood recovery and prevention in Detroit neighborhoods.

For more information, email [email protected].

  • Limited English Proficiency Plan: In Progress
  • Schedule of Public Hearings: In Progress
  • CDBG-DR Action Plan and Substantial Amendments: In Progress
  • DRGR Performance Reports: Will get posted once the program begins

Timeline of Grant

  1. Federal Register Notice: May 18, 2022
  2. Date of Applicability: May 31, 2022
  3. Financial Certifications Due to HUD: July 28, 2022
  4. Action Plan Due to HUD: September 28, 2022
  5. HUD Takes 60 days to review and approve or deny Action Plan with requested edits
  6. Upon Action Plan Approval from HUD – HRD Ramp Up

Funding Breakdown

Year Disaster Allocation for unmet Needs CDBG-DR mitigation  set aside amount Total allocated by Public Law 117-43 MID Amount (100% Total Allocation) MID Area
2021 4607 $50,079,000 $7,512,000 $57,591,000 $57,591,000 City of Detroit

*The City is only allowed to use 5% of the total allocation on Administrative activities = $2,879,550

*The City is only allowed to use 15% of the total allocation on Planning activities = $8,638,650


Federal Register Notice (Published May 18, 2022)

FEMA Disaster