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Superstorm Sandy CDBG-DR Dashboard
New Jersey is recovering from the impact of Superstorm Sandy. Our residents are working to repair their homes, restore businesses, and ensure that communities are safe and protected. The State has several programs to aid in recovery. This website includes only programs funded with HUD CDBG-DR funds and provides a breakdown of the funding available, awarded and disbursed. For all Superstorm Sandy program data, including FEMA and other non-HUD funded programs, please visit the NJ Sandy Transparency site.

This site will be updated as programs launch and move into award phase, so that residents can see our progress in building a more resilient New Jersey.


Site Updated: 3/23/2015
  RECOVERY HIGHLIGHTS BY THE NUMBERS:  
  Number of Homeowners being served: 26,124  
 
 
  Number of Renters being served: 5,368  
 
 
  Homeowners Awarded Resettlement Grants: 18,575  
 
 
 
Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM)
Homeowners Preliminary-Awarded Funds: 7,549
Number of RREM Grant signings Completed by State: 6,590
Resulting RREM Grant Assistance Obligation: $814,358,425
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AWARDED - Statewide


Homeowner Resettlement Program (HRP) $185,750,000

*Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation Program (RREM) $814,358,425

**Small Rental Properties/Landlord Rental Repair Program (LRRP) $46,578,699

Incentives for Landlords (INCLL) $8,835,407

Blight Reduction Pilot Program/Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) $26,417,586

Fund for Restoration of Large Multi-Family Housing (LMF) $156,169,915

Sandy Homebuyer Assistance Program (SHBA) $12,550,994

Sandy Special Needs Housing Fund (SNH) $12,163,693

Pre-Development Fund (PREDEV) $7,920,000

Tourism Marketing Program (TMKT) $24,954,583

Small Business Grants (SBG) $58,525,349

Continuation and Enhancement of Essential Public Services (EPS) $88,311,993

FEMA Match Program (FMP) $23,258,253

Administrative/Planning (AP) $62,170,961

  TOTAL $1,527,965,859
* RREM Awarded Amount - The State sent award letters to 7,549homeowners and has reserved $100,000 per application until final award of construction amount is known. Once final award is determined, this amount will be adjusted to the final total award.
As of 3/18/2015, the State has completed grant agreement signings with 6,590 RREM applicants, obligating $814,358,425 in grant assistance.
** LRRP Awarded Amount –The State estimates that 1,182 rental units will be served by the program. A $45,000 per unit estimate is used until final award amount is known. Once final award is determined, this amount will be adjusted to the final total award.

ALLOCATIONS - Statewide


Housing


Housing Resettlement Program (HRP) $215,000,000

Reconstruction Rehabilitation Elevation and Mitigation Program (RREM) $710,000,000

Small Rental Properties/Landlord Rental Repair Program (LRRP) $70,000,000

Incentives for Landlords (INCLL) $40,000,000

Blight Reduction Pilot Program/Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) $30,000,000

Fund for Restoration of Large Multi-Family Housing (LMF) $179,520,000

Sandy Homebuyer Assistance Program (SHBA) $25,000,000

Sandy Special Needs Housing Fund (SNH) $25,000,000

Pre-Development Fund (PREDEV) $10,000,000

  TOTAL $1,304,520,000
  Estimated Benefit to LMI 77%

Economic Development


Small Business Loans (SBL) $100,000,000

Tourism Marketing (TMKT) $25,000,000

Small Business Grants (SBG) $100,000,000

Neighborhood and Community Revitalization (NCR) $75,000,000

Unsafe Structure Demolition (USD) $15,000,000

  TOTAL $315,000,000
  Estimated Benefit to LMI 15%

Planning and Infrastructure


Continuation and Enhancement of Essential Public Services (EPS) $60,000,000

FEMA Match Program (FMP) $50,000,000

Code Enforcement (CODE) $6,000,000

Supportive Services Program (SSP) $10,000,000

Administrative/Planning (AP) $84,000,000

  TOTAL $210,000,000
  Estimated Benefit to LMI 31%