Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery

The Orange County Office of Community Development (OCD) received a Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grant in 2012 to rebuild areas affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee (2011) and provide crucial funding to start the recovery process in response to the storm events.

The County has completed three infrastructure projects to date, one infrastructure project is still in progress and should be completed by the end of 2020.

CDBG-DR Projects

CDBG-DR Documents, Forms and Plans

Other Federal Sources of Disaster Relief Funding

If you are seeking federal disaster relief funding, the following other sources of funding are available, and also are considered (among other state and local sources) for the potential of Duplication of Benefits (DOB) to CDBG-DR Assistance:
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
  • SBA Express Bridge Loans
  • SBA Debt Relief Program
  • FEMA Disaster Relief Fund
  • FEMA Public Assistance Program
  • FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program 
  • FEMA Assistance to Fire Fighters Program Supplemental
  • IRS Economic Impact Payments
  • USDA Commodity Supplements Food Program
  • USDA Child Nutrition Program
  • USDA Supplemental Nutrition for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • USDA Disaster Household Distribution
  • USDA Summer Food Household Distribution
  • USDA The Emergency Food Assistance Program
  • USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Emergency Allotments
  • HHS Community Living Allocation