Office of Community Development – Disaster Recovery Unit
pdate for the Select Committee on Hurricane Recovery
September 2012
 
 
I. CDBG IMMs  
As of August 31, 2012,  23,185 homeowners  have received  $173.7 million  for Individual Mitigation 
Measures through the Road Home program.  
 
 
II. Road Home   
As of August 31, 2012,  129,910 homeowners  have received more than  $8.96 billion  through the Road 
Home program, including  
o $940.5 million  for  32,319 elevation payments  and 
o $2.12 billion  in Additional Compensation Grants to  46,083 recipients
 
 
Detail of Payments by Category: 
 
Homeowner’s Grant Assistance  July 31, 2012  August 31, 2012 
Total Homeowners receiving funds  129,901  129,910 
Total Amount disbursed to homeowners  $8,958,548,366  $8,961,186,890 
   
Average award amount  $68,964  $68,980 
      
Elevation   Awards   32,302  32,319 
Elevation Awards Disbursed  $939,981,190  $940,487,464 
      
Additional Compensation   Recipients   46,079  46,083 
Additional Compensation Disbursed  $2,116,855,117  $2,117,460,990 
  
 
 
Benefits Calculated Without Funds Disbursed  181 
100 
‐‐ Active Applications 
17 
‐‐ IMM Only Applications 
84 
12 
‐‐ Transferred to Title Company 
80 
79 
 
     
 
III. Small Rental  
As of Sept. 3, 2012,  4,481 property owners  have received  $374 million . A total of  8,195 units are 
complete.    
 
Select Committee Briefing – September 2012
1
III. Small Rental continued  
Small Rental 
Property Program  
Closed Loans (as of) 
Complete
Active 
June 25,
2012 
July 30,
2012 
Sept. 3, 
2012 
Properties  
4,890  4,374  4,438  4,481  91.6% 
Total units  
9,633  7,981  8,105  8,195  85.1% 
Affordable units  8,363  7,031  7,148  7,229  86.4% 
Amount disbursed 
$359M  $368M  $374M   
 
 
 
IV. Infrastructure   
 
Program  
Approved Projects Amount Obligated  Amount Expended
Long Term Community Recovery   200 
$699,157,641  $349,824,572
Primary & Secondary Education   76 
$243,750,000  $140,634,228
Local Government 
37 
$167,688,699  $103,542,666
Fisheries Assistance 
23 
$26,515,608  $9,733,472
Total 
336 
$1,137,111,948  $603,734,938
 
 
 
V. Economic Development   
 
Program  
Amount Obligated  Amount Expended 
Small Firm  Recovery Grant & Loan 
$165,763,972
$164,523,630
Recovery Workforce Training 
$37,053,635
$37,053,632
Project‐Based Recovery Opportunity (PROP)  $25,950,000
$10,706,331
Louisiana Tourism Marketing 
$28,500,000
$28,425,066
Research Commercialization & Educational 
Enhancement 
$28,500,000
$27,792,338
Technical Assistance to Small Firms 
$9,839,634
$9,839,634
Innovation Loan & Technical Assistance 
$8,000,000
$913,363
Louisiana Bridge Loan 
$6,563,641
$6,131,331
Total 
$310,170,882
$285,385,325
 
Select Committee Briefing – September 2012
2
 
Katrina/Rita CDBG Program Appropriations, Allocations and Expenditures for August 2012
Appropriations and Allocations Congressional Appropriations Proposed Allocations Restricted Balances
1st Appropriation
$6,210,000,000
$6,209,997,382
$2,618
2nd Appropriation
$4,200,000,000
$4,199,956,666
$43,334
3rd Appropriation
$3,000,000,000
$3,000,000,000
$0
Sum:
$13,410,000,000
$13,409,954,048
$45,952
Housing Programs
Remaining
Balances
Homeowners Assistance* $9,755,938,929 $9,662,317,991 $93,620,938 $9,512,922,275 $9,517,387,044 $4,464,768.62 $238,551,885
Small Rental Property $662,857,250 $661,978,736 $878,514 $511,785,418 $521,841,813 $10,056,394.99 $141,015,437
LIHTC/CDBG Piggyback^ $582,846,000 $580,654,679 $2,191,321 $503,572,998 $507,745,044 $4,172,045.88 $75,100,956
Louisiana Land Trust
Slum and Blight
Prevention
Allocations
as of 8/2012
Obligations
as of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amounts
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
$216,000,000 $216,000,000
$0 $204,372,967 $205,062,010 $689,043.79 $10,937,990
Supportive Housing
Services
$72,730,000 $72,730,000
$0 $29,554,810 $32,316,113 $2,761,302.65 $40,413,887
Soft Seconds^
$72,600,000 $70,500,000 $2,100,000 $6,758,131 $7,946,468 $1,188,337.25 $64,653,532
First Time Homebuyer
Pilot Program
$48,298,000 $48,298,000
$0 $33,460,302 $33,697,076 $236,774.27 $14,600,924
Non-Profit Rebuilding
$26,000,000 $25,935,501 $64,499 $9,494,559 $9,697,213 $202,654.06 $16,302,787
Homelessness Supports
and Housing
$25,900,000 $25,900,000
$0 $20,668,086 $20,699,523 $31,436.93 $5,200,477
Housing Development
Loan Fund
$16,570,000 $10,873,963 $5,696,038 $2,531,590 $2,531,590 $0.00 $14,038,410
Building Code
Enforcement
$16,230,000 $16,220,831 $9,169 $15,920,831 $15,920,831 $0.00 $309,169
Contaminated Drywall
$5,000,000 $3,930,698 $1,069,302 $951,003 $963,500 $12,497.89 $4,036,500
Rapid Re-housing
$5,000,000 $5,000,000
$0 $4,598,025 $4,665,720 $67,695.03 $334,280
Plaquemines Parish
Rehabilitation
$4,000,000 $4,000,000
$0 $2,646,028 $2,649,270 $3,242.43 $1,350,730
Land Assembly
Operations
$2,070,000 $2,070,000
$0 $2,068,631 $2,068,631 $0.00 $1,369
Support to Community
Based Programs
$2,070,000 $1,740,916 $329,084 $1,552,090 $1,552,090 $0.00 $517,910
Sum: $11,514,110,179 $11,408,151,315 $105,958,864 $10,862,857,744 $10,886,743,938 $23,886,194 $627,366,241
Infrastructure Programs
Infrastructure Programs
Allocations
as of 8/2012
Obligations
as of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amounts
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
Long Term Community
Recovery
$699,157,641 $699,157,641
$0 $341,790,308 $349,824,572 $8,034,264.01 $349,333,069
Primary and Secondary
Education^
$243,750,000 $243,750,000
$0 $139,538,858 $140,634,228 $1,095,369.25 $103,115,772
Ratepayer Mitigation
$200,000,000 $200,000,000
$0 $200,000,000 $200,000,000 $0.00
$0
Local Government^
$179,378,488 $167,688,699 $11,689,789 $102,958,575 $103,542,666 $584,090.31 $75,835,822
Infrastructure Program
Delivery
$30,692,359 $30,692,359
$0 $24,323,657 $25,003,656 $679,999.55 $5,688,703
Fisheries Assistance
$26,515,608 $26,515,608 $0 $9,545,194 $9,733,472 $188,277.60 $16,782,136
Sum: $1,379,494,096 $1,367,804,307 $11,689,789 $818,156,592 $828,738,593 $10,582,001 $550,755,503
Economic Development Programs
Economic Development
Programs
Allocations
as of 8/2012
Obligations
as of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amounts
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
Small Firm Recovery Loan
& Grant and Admin
$165,763,972 $165,763,972
$0 $164,411,228 $164,523,630 $112,402.26 $1,240,342
Recovery Workforce
Training
$37,053,635 $37,053,635
$0 $37,053,632 $37,053,632 $0.00
$3
Small Firm Recovery Loan
& Grant - PROP**^
$35,388,416 $25,950,000 $9,438,416 $10,587,405 $10,706,331 $118,925.68 $24,682,085
Louisiana Tourism
Marketing
$28,500,000 $28,500,000
$0 $28,425,066 $28,425,066 $0.00 $74,934
Research
Commercialization/
Educational Enhancement $28,500,000 $28,500,000
$0 $27,307,500 $27,792,338 $484,838.66 $707,662
Technical Assistance to
Small Firms
$9,839,634 $9,839,634
$0 $9,839,634 $9,839,634 $0.00
$0
Small Firm Recovery Loan
& Grant - Innovation $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $0 $573,393 $913,363 $339,969.80 $7,086,637
Louisiana Bridge Loan*** $6,563,641 $6,563,641 $0 $6,131,331 $6,131,331 $0.00 $432,310
Sum: $319,609,298 $310,170,882 $9,438,416 $284,329,189 $285,385,325 $1,056,136 $34,223,973
Planning and Technical Assistance
Planning and Technical
Assistance
Allocations
as of 8/2012
Obligations
as of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amounts
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
Housing Programs
Remaining
Balances
Planning $15,500,000 $15,121,802 $378,198 $13,718,995 $13,738,622 $19,627.23 $1,761,378
Environmental Clearance $6,783,475 $6,783,475
Allocations
as of 8/2012
Obligations
as of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amounts
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
$0 $6,506,089 $6,515,095 $9,005.25 $268,380
State Technical
Assistance
$1,420,000 $1,372,517 $47,483 $695,844 $697,257 $1,413.20 $722,743
Sum: $23,703,475 $23,277,795 $425,680 $20,920,928 $20,950,974 $30,046 $2,752,501
State Administration
Allocations
as of 8/2012
Obligations
as of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amounts
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
State Administration**** $173,037,000 N/A
N/A
$78,028,712 $78,935,172 $906,460.47 $94,101,828
Total
Remaining
Balance
All Programs Total: $13,409,954,048 $13,109,404,299 $127,512,749 $12,064,293,165 $12,100,754,002 $36,460,837 $1,309,200,046
Total
Allocations
as of 8/2012
Total
Obligations
as of 8/2012
Total
Unobligated
Amounts
Total
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Total
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Total Monthly
Expenditures
*Includes $172 million not yet approved by HUD.
**$2,810,643.69 of Bridge Loan Program Income funds were expended on this program.
***Remaining balance of the Louisiana Bridge Loan Program to be used by Small Firm Recovery Loan & Grant Programs.
****Administrative costs consist predominantly of salaries, benefits, and operating costs that are not obligated through CEAs or contracts.
^All or a portion of the unobligated funds will be obligated upon approval of pending CEA/Contract/Loan Agreement/Project Application.
Report Refreshed on 9/4/12
Planning and Technical
Assistance
All Programs
 
Gustav/Ike CDBG Program Allocations, Obligations, and Expenditures for Aug 2012
Appropriations and Allocations
Congressional Appropriation
Proposed Allocations Restricted Balances
1st Allocation
$438,223,344
$438,223,344
$0
2nd Allocation
$620,467,205
$620,467,205
$0
3rd Allocation
$34,522,022
$34,522,022
$0
Sum:
$1,093,212,571
$1,093,212,571
$0
Parish Program
Allocations as of
8/2012
Obligations as
of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amount
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
$72,117,556
$72,117,556
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
Allocation to Parishes
$562,526,122 $560,343,618
$2,182,504
$79,336,730
$7,219,174 $483,189,392
Sum:
$562,526,122 $560,343,618
$2,182,504
$79,336,730
$7,219,174 $483,189,392
Housing Programs
Allocations as of
8/2012
Obligations as
of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amount
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
$15,486,307
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
State - Affordable Rental
$50,602,543
$50,602,543
$0
$18,219,819
$2,733,512 $32,382,724
GI Piggyback Program
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
$0
$11,895,500
$11,895,500
$0 $13,104,500
Public/Supportive Housing -
State
$15,500,000
$15,500,000
$0
$0
$0
$0 $15,500,000
Homelessness Prevention
$3,470,672
$2,500,000
$970,672
$1,030,516
$1,065,222
$34,706
$2,405,450
Parish - Affordable Rental
$24,000,000
$24,000,000
$0
$410,558
$413,528
$2,970 $23,586,472
Non-Profit Homeowner Rehab
$5,000,000
$0
$5,000,000
$0
$0
$0
$5,000,000
Sum:
$123,573,215 $117,602,543
$5,970,672
$28,822,881
$31,594,069
$2,771,188 $91,979,146
Infrastructure Programs
Allocations as of
8/2012
Obligations as
of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amount
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
Coastal Communities
Recovery
$30,398,297
$30,398,297
$0
$23,429
$23,429
$0 $30,374,868
Interoperable
Communications
$17,099,040
$17,099,040
$0
$14,368,036
$15,221,155
$853,119
$1,877,885
Municipal Infrastructure
$35,000,000
$34,857,239
$142,761
$4,993,375
$6,261,627
$1,268,252 $28,738,373
Economic Development and
Growth Infrastructure
$80,000,000
$54,222,723
$25,777,277
$39,000,000
$39,000,000
$0 $41,000,000
State Cost-Share Reserves
$20,000,000
$0
$20,000,000
$0
$0
$0 $20,000,000
Sum:
$182,497,337 $136,577,299
$45,920,038
$58,384,840
$60,506,211
$2,121,371 $121,991,126
Economic Development
Programs
Allocations as of
8/2012
Obligations as
of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amount
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
Economic Revitalization
(Business Grant and Loan)
$47,911,890
$45,342,000
$2,569,890
$25,809,139
$26,380,147
$571,008 $21,531,743
Innovation Grant Program
$10,530,000
$10,530,000
$0
$709,135
$720,870
$11,735
$9,809,130
Innovation Program -
Workforce
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
$365,943
$405,467
$39,524
$2,094,533
Sum:
$60,941,890
$58,372,000
$2,569,890
$26,884,217
$27,506,484
$622,267 $33,435,406
Agriculture
Allocations as of
8/2012
Obligations as
of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amount
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
Farm Recovery Loan and
Grant
$39,492,293
$39,492,293
$0
$38,639,505
$38,639,505
$0
$852,788
Agri-business Recovery Loan
Assistance
$9,365,431
$9,365,431
$0
$9,120,495
$9,120,495
$0
$244,936
La Critical Farm Infrastructure
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$0
$9,908,086
$9,908,086
$0
$91,914
Agriculture Administration
$908,870
$908,870
$0
$582,428
$582,428
$0
$326,442
Sum:
$59,766,594
$59,766,594
$0
$58,250,514
$58,250,514
$0
$1,516,080
Comprehensive Resiliency
Fisheries
Allocations as of
8/2012
Obligations as
of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amount
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
$15,083,889
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
Commercial Fisherman G&L
$15,228,370
$15,228,370
$0
$15,094,685
$10,796
$133,685
Wholesale Dealer Broker G&L
$8,305,005
$8,305,005
$0
$8,305,005
$8,305,005
$0
$0
Vessel Monitoring System
$2,587,882
$1,796,975
$790,907
$0
$0
$0
$2,587,882
Sustainable Coastal
Communities
$7,925,000
$7,475,000
$450,000
$736,512
$772,596
$36,084
$7,152,404
Fisheries Technical
Assistance
$125,000
$125,000
$0
$80,346
$81,554
$1,208
$43,446
Fishing Industry Modernization
$100,000
$100,000
$0
$85,409
$91,246
$5,837
$8,754
Fisheries Administration
$699,922
$699,922
$0
$457,881
$457,881
$0
$242,041
Sum:
$34,971,179
$33,730,272
$1,240,907
$24,749,042
$24,802,967
$53,925 $10,168,212
Housing Programs
Administration and Planning
Allocations as of
8/2012
Obligations as
of 8/2012
Unobligated
Amount
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Monthly
Expenditures
Remaining
Balances
Comprehensive Resiliency
$13,300,000
$10,620,015
$2,679,985
$3,370,765
$3,532,324
$161,559
$9,767,676
Planning
$5,869,479
$4,675,000
$1,194,479
$715,960
$715,960
$0
$5,153,519
Administration
$49,766,755
N/A
N/A
$9,847,119
$13,933,844
$10,194,417
$347,298 $39,572,338
Sum:
$68,936,234
N/A
N/A
$14,442,701
$508,857 $54,493,533
Rental Housing
Total Allocations as
of 8/2012
Total
Obligations as
of 8/2012**
Total
Unobligated
Amount**
Total
Expenditures
thru 7/31/2012
$283,142,894
Total
Expenditures
thru 8/31/2012
Total Monthly
Expenditures
Total
Remaining
Balance
$1,093,212,571 $981,687,341
$61,758,475
$296,439,675
$13,296,782 $796,772,896
Report Refreshed on 9/4/12
** Administrative costs consist predominantly of salaries, benefits, and operating costs that are not obligated through CEAs or contracts.
9/13/2012
Louisiana Disaster Housing Task Force
Response to Hurricane Isaac
Pat Forbes,
Executive Director,
,
Office of Community Development – Disaster Recovery Unit
Prepared for the Select Committee on Hurricane Recovery
September 13, 2012
New Orleans, LA
Hurricane Isaac
August 28 – Landfall at Plaquemines Parish as a Category 1
August 29 – Second landfall at Lafourche Parish
Strong winds and rain continue through August 30
1
9/13/2012
Impacts
900,000 Homes and Businesses without power
Severe flooding due to inundation in coastal parishes –
dt ti f StCh l d t f
mandatory evacuations for St Charles and parts of
Plaquemines and Lafourche parishes
Large backflow of water that overtopped levees along inland
waterways
St John the Baptist –
Plaquemines Parish –
Levees overtopped, flooding
in Braithwaite area
2
Designated for Individual Assistance: 18 Parishes
Ascension
Assumption
Iberville
Jefferson
Lafourche
Livingston
Orleans
Plaquemines
Saint Bernard
Saint Charles
Saint Helena
Saint James
SitJh
3
2
Flooding in LaPlace and
Reserve areas
Saint John
Saint Mary
Saint Tammany
Tangipahoa
Terrebonne
Washington
 
 
9/13/2012
La Disaster Housing Task Force
Mission
This includes coordinating resources to ensure citizens are able to live in safe
and sanitary conditions post-disaster and coordinate resources necessary for
recovery as it relates to post-disaster housing needs.
• Governor s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
• American Red Cross
• La Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters
• The Salvation Army
• La Municipal Association
• Police Jury Association
• the Federal Emergency Management Agency
• the U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development
4
Shelter Populations by Date and Type
State Fed Med Parish ARC Faith
3000
2500
2000
1500
1000
500
0
9/2/2012 9/3/2012 9/4/2012 9/5/2012 9/6/2012 9/7/2012 9/8/2012 9/9/2012 9/10/2012 9/11/2012 9/12/2012 9/13/2012
Counts as of 9/13
Camp Hope (St Bernard) – 9; ARC – 124 in 3 shelters
5
3
Ensure that Louisianans can access safe and sanitary housing through each
stage of the disaster housing continuum after a natural or manmade disaster.
This includes coordinating resources to ensure citizens are able to live in safe
Members
• La Housing Corp (Chair)
• Office of Community Development – DRU
• Dept of Child and Family Services
• Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
9/13/2012
Implementation of Rental Assistance
Rental assistance is currently active in
all IA declared parishes.
Parish
Approved for
Rental Assist
St. John the Baptist
3,015
Jefferson
3,003
Orleans
2,040
Plaquemines
1,491
St. Tammany
1,312
All Other Parishes
3,276
TOTAL
14,137
Source: FEMA IA as of 9/13/2012
6
Combined Shelter and Rental Assistance Trends
16000
14000
12000
10000
8000
6000
4000
2000
0
9/2/2012 9/3/2012 9/4/2012 9/5/2012 9/6/2012 9/7/2012 9/8/2012 9/9/2012 9/10/2012 9/11/2012 9/12/2012 9/13/2012
Shelters
Rental Asst
7
4
St T
1 312
 
9/13/2012
FEMA IA Damage Inspections
Inspections Issued: 102,277
Inspections Complete: 88,419 (86%)
Inspections Complete: 88,419 (86%)
Owner Occupied with FEMA Validated Loss: 30,237
(36,000 Projected)
Owner Occupied with FVL > $20,000: 1489
(1700 Projected)
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Renters w Major Damage or Destroyed Homes: 768
(890 Projected)
Source: FEMA IA as of 9/12/2012
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FEMA Damage Estimates by Parish
Parish
Completed
Inspections
%
Inspected
Total
Owners
w/ FVL*
Owners
FVL
>$20,000
Major or
Destroyed
Renters
Current
>$20k OR
Maj/Des
Projected
>20k OR
Maj/Des
St J h th
St. John the
Baptist
8300 90%
3760
1032
156
1188
1322
Jefferson
26534 92%
7775
48
201
249
271
Plaquemines
3552 86%
1087
156
58
214
248
St. Tammany
6369 88%
2638
112
79
191
217
Orleans
25379 90%
5330
14
133
147
164
Livingston
2221 78%
1294
47
42
89
115
Tangipahoa
3917 71%
2035
26
53
79
112
All Other Parishes
12147 76%
6318
54
46
100
138
Total
88419 86%
30237
1489
768
2257
2587
* FVL is “FEMA Verified Loss”
Source: FEMA IA Inspection data as of 9/12/2012
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FVL > $20k and Major/Destroyed Rental by Zip Code
1281 units in LaPlace (10% of housing stock)
199 units in Braithwaite (28% of housing stock)
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Next Steps
Close shelters
Work closely with local officials to identify temporary
housing needs and appropriate options
Use Rental Assistance program to:
o Move homeowners closer to complete repairs
o Allow renters time to find alternative permanent housing
Ensure available resources through FEMA and SBA are
fully utilized
Identify gaps in funding to allow completion of projects
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