HUD CDBG-DR Grant Assistance

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program
How can you use CDBG DR?
  • Disaster Relief
  • Long Term Recovery
  • Repair and Rebuild Housing
  • Restoration of Infrastructure
  • Economic Revitalization
Tidal Basin has an experienced and seasoned team of CDBG-DR subject matter experts ready to support you through the HUD grant process and assist you on your to recovery.
  • Complete Pre-Award Checklists & Certifications
  • Data Management and Reporting to Disaster Recovery Grant Reporting System (DRGR)
  • Financial Management
  • Execute Data Sharing Agreements Between FEMA & SBA
  • Duplication of Benefits Analysis
  • Monitor Compliance Including Fraud Prevention
  • Complete Unmet Needs Analysis & Develop an Action Plan
  • Community Outreach
  • Activity & Project Closeout
  • Develop Policies, Procedures, Forms & Organizational Plans
  • Environmental Compliance

Grant Lifecycle

  • Pre-Award
  • Start Up
  • Operations
  • Closeout

FEMA STEP Program Management

 Tidal Basin manages 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.

  • Develop Program Policies and Procedures in accordance with FEMA disaster policy.
  • Inspect home structures and interview applicants for program eligibility and develop construction scopes of work.
  • Develop applications for homeowners along with supporting technology infrastructure, and data bases to receive, track, and close out all applicants.
  • Provide work orders and estimates for FEMA’s designated construction firms.
  • Provide program outreach activities including, Town Hall style meetings, program guidance and flyers, paid media production, website, and social media.
  • Perform final inspections on eligible homes after construction to verify scope completion and that the home is eligible for occupancy.
  • Validate applicant eligibility for the FEMA program, to include home ownership and occupancy.
  • Develop all required documentation for FEMA program reimbursement and program closeout.
  • Collect required Rights of Entry (ROE) forms.
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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
Have Helped

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.
You and your team have provided invaluable assistance in the College's recovery efforts in response to Tropical Storm Allison in 2001. Your knowledge of the often complex FEMA process, coupled with your insurance industry experience, have been of enormous benefit to us.
Cyndi M. Baily
Deputy General Counsel - Baylor College of Medicine
We retained your services to assist us in the Public Assistance grant application process and the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program with FEMA and the State of Florida. This turned out to be one of the most sensible decisions we made. Your organization made a very onerous situation much more bearable. ...The experience and knowledge that you provided us was invaluable.Without hesitation, we would be delighted to recommend your services to anyone who faces the task of processing large, complicated grant applications to the federal government. Your systematic approach and attention to detail allowed the City of Fort Myers to obtain our maximum eligible reimbursement.
Director, Financial Services
Judy Hartwell - City of Fort Myers, Florida

Severe storms dumped massive amounts of rain in the Southern Tier of New York State in the summer of 2006, resulting in widespread flooding. 

When Hurricane Katrina struck, bringing with it widespread flooding and damage, the City of Slidell took the brunt of the storm. Located just 30 miles north of New Orleans, the two cities were both hit full-force by the destructive power of the hurricane. Unfortunately for Slidell, the nation first focused on the recovery of New Orleans. The City of Slidell didn't begin its recovery operations under Adjusters International had been hired, bringing the expertise required to turn the recovery process around.

  • City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Jackson County, Mississippi
  • 1857-DR-NY Severe Storms and Flooding
  • Chatham County, Georgia
  • Linn County, Iowa
  • Larimer County, Colorado
  • Jackson County Port Authority, Mississippi
  • 1564-DR-NY Severe Storms and Flooding
  • Aldine Independent School District, Texas
  • Port Arthur Independent School District, Texas

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