Posts Tagged ‘cdbg-dr’

Towards Just Recovery: Assistance to Owners without Formal Titles

Dibujo de una casa

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and María, lack of adequate response from the local and federal government left thousands of families without the necessary assistance to repair or rebuild their houses. CDBG-DR funds could present an opportunity for communities to ensure dignified housing, adequate infrastructure and economic recovery.

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Towards Just Recovery: CDBG-DR Funds and Forced Displacements

Introduction   During the last decade, nearly 14% of our population has been displaced due to the economic crisis, various austerity measures that have been implemented and rising inequality. The Housing Repair, Reconstruction or Relocation Program proposed in the Puerto Rico’s Action Plan for the use and management of the funds allocated under the Community…

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