The purpose is to provide for the demolition/clearance of flood damaged properties that will not be acquired or turned into deed-restricted green space.
Eligible Recipients/Project Area
Eligible applicants are units of general local government which will be awarded funds from the CDBG-DR program as a result of the 2019 flooding natural disaster as defined by FEMA Declaration DR-4421-IA dated March 23, 2019 for Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding (March 12, 2019 and continuing).
Activities include the demolition and clearance of properties that received substantial damage during the 2019 flooding event but were not included in a FEMA public-health-and-safety demolition. Such activities include:
- Demolition of buildings and improvements
- Removal of demolition products (rubble) and other debris
- Physical removal of environmental contaminants or treatment of such contaminants to render them harmless
Applications will be open cycled, reviewed, and approved as submitted to IEDA. The minimum threshold must be met for an application to be funded in the open cycle.
Program Specific Guidelines can be found in the 2019 CDBG Policies and Procedures Manual found at: https://www.iowaeda.com/disaster-recovery/2019/