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HUD approves $21.6 million 2011 flood recovery plan

Posted by: Leslie Black-Plumeau on 9/12/2012

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced yesterday the approval of the State of Vermont’s disaster recovery plan totaling $21.6 million in emergency aid to help several Vermont communities recover damage inflicted by Tropical Storm Irene last August, acccording to Vermontbiz.com.

Provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, these grants are intended to address unmet housing, business and infrastructure needs beyond those addressed by other forms of public and private assistance.  The funds will be targeted to communities in Washington, Windsor and Windham counties.

Read more at VermontBiz.com or consult the State of Vermont’s disaster recovery plan.

Photo by L. Black-Plumeau:  Randall Street in Waterbury, Vermont,  September 2011.