HUD CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT Grant Assistance

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery and Mitigation Program
How can you use CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT?
  • Disaster Relief
  • Long Term Recovery
  • Repair and Rebuild Housing
  • Restoration of Infrastructure
  • Economic Revitalization
  • Mitigation
Tidal Basin has an experienced and seasoned team of CDBG, CDBG-DR, and mitigation subject matter experts ready to support you through the HUD grant process and assist you in your recovery.
How Can We Help?
  • Program Identification, Design, and Implementation
  • Application Preparation for Local Governments and Subgrantees
  • Section 3 Compliance
  • HUD Reporting
  • GIS and Data Analysis
  • National Objective Determinations
  • Cross-Cutting Requirement Compliance
  • Needs Assessments
  • Action Plan Writing
  • CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT Local Match Coordination for FEMA-funded projects

Grant Lifecycle

  • Pre-Award
  • Start Up
  • Implementation
  • Closeout

FEMA STEP Program Management

 Tidal Basin managed the FEMA Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program on behalf of its clients. The STEP program was developed by FEMA under Public Category Assistance B - Emergency Protective Measures as a strategy to get disaster survivors back in their homes in a safe and sanitary manner and out of shelters, temporary living arrangements, and hotel/motel rentals.

  • Developed Program Policies and Procedures in accordance with FEMA disaster policy.
  • Inspected home structures and interview applicants for program eligibility and develop construction scopes of work.
  • Developed applications for homeowners along with supporting technology infrastructure, and data bases to receive, track, and close out all applicants.
  • Provided work orders and estimates for FEMA’s designated construction firms.
  • Provided program outreach activities including, Town Hall style meetings, program guidance and flyers, paid media production, website, and social media.
  • Performed final inspections on eligible homes after construction to verify scope completion and that the home is eligible for occupancy.
  • Validated applicant eligibility for the FEMA program, to include home ownership and occupancy.
  • Developed all required documentation for FEMA program reimbursement and program closeout.
  • Collected required Rights of Entry (ROE) forms.
Tidal Basin has led the STEP Program Management for Monroe County, FL after Hurricane Irene and for the Puerto Rico Department of Housing after Hurricanes Irene and Maria. Tidal Basin has also provided STEP Program Management support for the Texas General Land Office after Hurricane Harvey.

Who We Are Helping

Discover in detail how our team of professionals are playing an instrumental role in helping hundreds of organizations, governments, communities, and private sector clients prepare and maximize their financial recovery sooner from the worst disasters.


Tidal Basin is successfully implementing Puerto Rico’s CDBG-DR Housing Program. Our team processed an unprecedented 1,700 Applicants in two-weeks from the date of project rollout.

Tidal Basin Caribe is actively participating in the execution of CDBG-DR long-term recovery programs in Puerto Rico. Tidal Basin, a joint venture partner of the Alliance for the Recovery of Puerto Rico, is one of four teams selected to implement the R3 Program, which focuses on single family rehabilitation and reconstruction projects.

Our contract with the Puerto Rico Department of Housing (PRDOH) is to implement R3 in the North Central region of Puerto Rico, an area inclusive of heavily impacted and densely populated centers. Our team has opened two R3 applicant intake centers, located in Bayamon and Orocovis on July 31, 2019 with the assignment to complete rehabilitation, reconstruction, or relocation for a minimum of 1,500 homes over the span of the three-year contract.

The Alliance (Tidal Basin) is responsible for:

  • Program management and administration
  • Compliance with CDBG-DR and federal cross-cutting regulations such as Section 3 and Uniform Relocation Act (URA)
  • Application intake and processing
  • Eligibility review and determination
  • Damage assessments
  • Award coordination
  • Inspections
  • Payment Requests

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