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Gustav/Ike Recovery
Technical Assistance Workshop
March 26, 2009
Gustav/Ike Recovery
Hurricanes Gustav and Ike Impact
The storms, which impacted Louisiana
on September 1 and 12, 2008:
Caused 51 deaths.
Flooded 12,000 – 13,000 homes and
damaged 150,000 to 300,000.
Gustav severely impacted 43
parishes; Ike severely impacted 14.
Caused an estimated $8 - $20 billion
in physical damage. (source: LED)
Caused more than $1 billion in public
infrastructure damage.
Caused $2-7 billion in housing
d i l di $1 7 billi i
damages, including $1.7 billion in
uninsured losses.
Economic activity losses could reach
$5 billion
At right, Hurricane Ike’s storm surge and winds tore a
destructive path through Cameron Parish.
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$5 billion.
2008 Disaster CDBG Allocations
Background
Consolidated Security Disaster Assistance and Continuing
Appropriations Act 2009 (Public Law 110 329) approved September
There were 70 declared disasters in 2008
Initial allocation is based on 33 disasters where data on unmet need
was available
First allocation is $2.145B of $6.1165B made by HUD in November
2008. ($377M was rescinded by Congress and $6.5M is for HUD admin
costs)
costs)
LRA submitted Action Plan for Gustav and Ike Recovery to HUD on
January 2009. Louisiana was first state to submit Action Plan.
Louisiana’s share of 1 st allocation is $438,223,344
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Appropriations Act, 2009 (Public Law 110-329) approved September
2008.
There were 70 declared disasters in 2008
2008 Disaster CDBG Allocations
Background
By statute, $46,520,525 of Louisiana’s allocation (10.6%)
At least 50 percent of total funds must benefit low to
moderate income individuals
No funds may be used for matching requirement, share or
contribution for any other Federal programs
Funds must not be used for activities reimbursable by, or
for activities made available by, FEMA or the Army Corps of
Engineers
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By statute, $46,520,525 of Louisiana s allocation (10.6%)
must be spent on affordable rental housing
Gustav/Ike Action Plan
The first allocation was made in November 2008. HUD is expected to make the second
allocation in February or March 2009.
The state has allocated these CDBG funds to the impacted parishes based on HUD s
formula. Parishes will select from a menu of options and decide how they will spend the
funds.
The state has allocated these CDBG funds to the impacted parishes based on HUD’s
Areas of Funding:
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Agricultural and Fisheries Recovery
Infrastructure
Provide additional funding for projects that
repairs or rebuilds damages from hurricanes
Coastal Restoration
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Gustav and Ike; or hardens existing structures
or infrastructure to prevent damage from
future disasters.
Housing
Homeowner Incentive Program
Rehabilitation
Housing Relocation Program
Economic Development
•Financial Assistance for Impacted
Businesses
•Technical Assistance
Homeownership Financing
Workforce Rental Housing and Multi-
family Units
family Units
Technical Assistance
Homelessness Prevention
Neighborhood Redevelopment
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Rehabilitation
Louisiana’s First Allocation Breakdown
Program
Dollars
State Implemented
Agriculture*
$30.0M
Coastal Restoration
$15.0M
Fisheries
$15.0M
Affordable Rental Housing
$46.5M
Parish Implemented
$309.8M
Infrastructure
Economic Development & Community Revitalization
Admin
$21.9M
TOTAL
$438.2M
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Housing Recovery
Infrastructure
 
Top 10 Most Damaged Parishes under HUD formula
Parish
Estimated 1 st
Allocation
Estimated
2 nd Allocation
Est. Final
Allocation
Affordable
Rental
Terrebonne
$67M
$55M
$120M
$10M
Terrebonne
$67M
$55M
$120M
$10M
Cameron
$29M
$24M
$52M
$4M
Iberville
$24M
$19M
$43M
$4M
E. Baton Rouge
$18M
$15M
$33M
$3M
Lafourche
$18M
$15M
$33M
$3M
Jefferson
$14M
$13M
$27M
Assumption
$14M
$12M
$26M
St. Mary
$10M
$9M
$19M
Ascension
$11M
$10M
$21M
Ascension
$11M
$10M
$21M
Calcasieu
$10M
$9M
$19M
IMPORTANT NOTE: Numbers on second allocation are estimates
these numbers are provided for planning purposes to give parishes an
idea of the scope of funds that will be available.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: Numbers on second allocation are estimates –
 
Affordable Housing Set-aside
Parish
Dollars
Terrebonne
$10M
Cameron
$4M
Iberville
$4M
Lafourche
$3M
East Baton Rouge
$3M
Competitive Pool – All parishes
$23M
TOTAL
$47M
• 50% will be pro-rated to top 5 impacted parishes as above
• 50% will be open to all parishes as competitive pool
• Any parish may utilize their own parish allocation for affordable
housing – they are not limited by the set-aside amount
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Second Allocation Highlights
Second allocation will likely be announced end of
April
April
Allocations will be recalculated based on
additional data including PA match
First allocation will be subtracted from second
allocation
Louisiana share may decrease as more states
become eligible and additional data is considered
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Allocations will be recalculated based on
become eligible and additional data is considered