Programs

Program Assignment Description
Whole Community Resilience Planning $37,500,000 This program will seek to create recovery solutions by increasing individual and collective preparation for future events and ensuring greater resilience at community and national level.
Agency Planning Initiatives $25,000,000 This program will create and build property datasets across the island, and ensure that land use is properly permitted, planned, inspected, secured and visible to municipalities.
Economic Recovery Planning $10,000,000 This program will create strategies for job creation through advocacy and communication, efficient public service delivery, business creation and public investment.
Home Resilience Innovation Competition $750,000 This program will develop an energy innovation competition to provide solutions to address the generation and storage of renewable energy.
Program Assignment Description
Home Repair, Reconstruction, or Relocation Program $775,570,050 This program will provide assistance to eligible homeowners to repair damaged homes or rebuild substantially damaged homes in non-hazard areas. Eligible homeowners with damaged homes in a hazard zone (areas situated in the floodplain, floodway, or areas vulnerable to landslide) will be offered relocation assistance.
Title Clearance Program $25,000,000 This program will legitimize homeowners titles in areas impacted by the hurricane, providing sustainability and security to residents.
Social Interest Housing (Homeless, Domestic Violence) $12,500,000 This program will create housing opportunities for citizens with special needs (homeless, domestic violence).
Housing Counseling Program $7,500,000 This program will provide recovering residents with educational services to promote understanding of housing and financial options.
CDBG-DR Gap to Low Income Housing Tax $100,000,000 This program will provide gap funding, for properties being developed with low income tax credits.
Rental Assistance Program $10,000,000 This program will provide rental assistance to residents of that are homeless or at risk of being homeless.
Mortgage Catch-up
*Pending waiver for approval
$45,000,000 This program will provide mortgage payment assistance for up to 100% of the principal, interest, tax, and insurance on arrears for up to 12 months (dating back to the time of hurricane impact) as indicated in the monthly mortgage statement.
Home Energy Resilience $36,000,000 This program will provide homeowners or tenants with a voucher for gas or solar-powered water heater, and/or gas stove, and related facilities in the event of power failure, so that residents can perform basic functions such as showering and preparing meals at home in the event of a power outage.
Program Assignment Description
Small Business Financing $50,000,000 This program will provide eligible businesses with grant and loan options to assist with storm recovery and business expansion.
Small Business Incubators and Accelerators $10,000,000 This program will provide funding for the creation or rehabilitation of business incubators and accelerators to promote growth and success of businesses.
Workforce Training Program $10,000,000 This program will help unemployed and underemployed residents find employment by providing job training in skill areas related to recovery efforts.
Construction and Commercial Revolving Loan $35,000,000 This program will provide local contractors access to capital to build reconstruction capacity and maximize the amount of funds circulating in the island’s economy.
Tourism & Business Marketing Program $15,000,000 This program will develop an integral market effort to promote off-island that the area is open for business and tourism.
Strategic Projects and Commercial Redevelopment $25,000,000 This program will provide the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or installation of commercial or industrial buildings, structures, and other real property equipment and improvements.
Program Assignment Description
FEMA Coordination $100,000,000 This program will provide the local requirement to match federal FEMA funding for identified projects, while alleviating the financial burden in Puerto Rico.