2018 South Texas Floods

2018 South Texas Floods State Action Plan

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) issued an initial allocation of $46,400,000 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding for Cameron, Hidalgo and Jim Wells Counties in response to significant flooding in 2018. On December 3, 2019, HUD announces additional allocation of $26,513,000 bringing the total allocation to $72,913,000.

The state action plan includes the following:

  • $72.913 million allocation
  • At least 80 percent of the allocation must address unmet needs in the HUD-designated Most Impacted and Distressed (HUD MID) county.
  • At least 70 percent of CDBG-DR funds must benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) persons.
  • Three CDBG-DR Eligible Counties:
    • HUD MID: Hidalgo
    • State MID: Cameron, Jim Wells
  • The total allocation must be expended in six years.

Amendment 1

State Action Plan 

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