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Flooding Damage in the Briar-Forest Energy Corridor of Houston, TX: Revolution Messaging/Arun Chaudhary

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Federal Response Congress PR Reconstruction plan. The Puerto Rican government submitted a recovery plan to Congress on August 8 that estimated the cost for reconstruction at $139 billion. This estimate is almost twice as much as the island’s government reported in November. Governor Ricardo Rosselló stated that “all the initiatives have the purpose of making […]

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Flooding Damage in the Briar-Forest Energy Corridor of Houston, TX: Revolution Messaging/Arun Chaudhary

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Federal Response Congress PR Reconstruction plan. The Puerto Rican government submitted a recovery plan to Congress on August 8 that estimated the cost for reconstruction at $139 billion. This estimate is … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Federal Response HUD HUD has approved Puerto Rico’s plan for spending the $1.5 billion allocation from the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery to assist in long-term recovery from … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Federal Response Congress Senators Warren (D-MA), Sanders (I-VT), Gillibrand (D-NY), Markey (D-MA), Harris (D-CA), and Representative Velazquez (D-NY) introduced The U.S. Territorial Relief Act of 2018 to … [Read More...]

Flooding Damage in the Lakewood Area of Houston, TX: Revolution Messaging/Arun Chaudhary

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Federal Response FEMA FEMA has released a report titled the “2017 Hurricane Season FEMA After-Action Report.” The report details the response to hurricanes in 2017, including instances of FEMA’s being … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Federal Response Congress Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) wrote a letter to Kathy Kraninger, Program Associate Director of the … [Read More...]

Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Federal Response Congress Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY) have introduced “The Housing Victims of Major Disasters Act” (2996 and H.R.5474), which would activate the … [Read More...]

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