Hurricanes Katrina & Rita Infrastructure CDBG Disaster Recovery Program

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Working with the Office of Community Development Disaster Recovery Unit (OCD-DRU), HGA provided consulting services for the program administration of approximately $1.4 billion in CDBG-DR-funded projects in those parishes affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

HGA is currently supporting the closeout of these projects. Using proven project management methodologies, integrated project controls and reporting, and CDBG administrative expertise, we have a successful track record in executing and adding value to the overall administrative process. Under this contract, HGA has successfully managed approximately 357 concurrent projects for the State of Louisiana in 23 parishes, 16 school boards, local non-profits, and fishery enterprises. Services provided to the State include helping develop the program’s processes; development of the program’s execution/implementation plan; development of web-based document storage, monitoring and reporting system; interaction with key stakeholders; CDBG application development; and overall grant management through every phase of each project.

Recovery project categories include:

  • Housing Demolition and
  • Construction
  • Drainage Improvements
  • Health and Hospitals
  • Economic Development
  • Community Facilities
  • Medical Centers
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Major Infrastructure
  • Planning and Acquisition