Program Overview

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it approved Colorado’s Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Action Plan. The Plan outlines how Colorado will distribute grant dollars received from HUD for flood recovery programs.

This grant will support recovery efforts in 18 Presidentially declared flood-impacted counties, with a majority of the funds going to the most impacted counties: Boulder, Larimer and Weld. Programs will focus on housing, public infrastructure, long-term planning and economic development and, as stipulated by the grant, 50 percent of the funds will be distributed to low- and moderate-income households.

Applications for the funds were made available Friday, May 2, 2014, online at The State will work with all applicants to release the money as soon as possible.

Visit the Colorado Department of Local Affairs website for specific information related to CDBG-DR.