HGA is serving as the GOSR Community Development Block Grant, Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Infrastructure Program Manager. The scope of work includes managing the $1.1B allocated to three programs with an estimated 350 projects:
- Community Reconstruction Program: A $625M program providing rebuilding and resiliency assistance to over 120 communities. Infrastructure and Local Government Program: A $430M program supporting multiple, large-scale projects including critical infrastructure projects in the energy, transportation, water and wastewater, healthcare, and coastal sectors.
- Global Match Program: A $65M program supporting the State’s FEMA HMGP match requirements by funding projects with 100% CDBG-DR funds that meet FEMA HMGP eligibility criteria.
- HGA also assisted with the development of the CDBG-DR Implementation Plan for GOSR following Superstorm Sandy. The Implementation Plan provides detailed forms, templates, instructions, and general guidance in the implementation of disaster recovery projects and functions to ensure full compliance with all CDBG-DR rules and regulations.