Gov. Edwards Announces $100 Million Funding Opportunity for Local and Regional Flood Mitigation Projects

22 Nov 2019

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BATON ROUGE — The state is accepting pre-applications from local and regional public entities to access $100 million in anticipated federal funds for projects that will address immediate flood mitigation needs throughout Louisiana.

The funding is part of the state’s proposed Action Plan to spend $1.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation funds. The state will soon submit this plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for approval and expects funding to be available in spring 2020. This step to solicit pre-applications will help ensure projects are ready for implementation when HUD approves the plan.

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