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Accelerating your recovery while ensuring impactful and federally compliant programs.

We have an experienced team of Community Development Block Grant subject matter experts across all HUD funding streams, with a concentration on CDBG-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and CDBG-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) and are ready to support entities at all levels – from responding to disasters through long-term recovery, with a focus on building resilience. Working side-by-side with local governments, Tidal Basin manages all aspects of housing, infrastructure, economic revitalization, public service, disaster recovery, and mitigation program design and implementation.

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$1.27 Billion in Relief Has Been Obligated to Florida Families Statewide

It has been two grueling years that the world has been in the grips of SARS-CoV-2, the novel virus that disrupted life as we knew it.

To date, OUR Florida relief has reached 215,712 households across Florida. More than $1.19 billion has been obligated to support families with past due rent and utilities.


Meet our community development experts

Luis Avila

Vice President, Mitigation

Carlos J. Castillo

Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Peter Cavadini

Senior Director, Housing, Community Development, and Infrastructure

Frances Chavez Piñero

Director, Tidal Basin Caribe

Bruce Conant

Senior Director, Construction Management

Daniel A. Craig

Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Cullerton-Conforti

Senior Director, Major Projects Project Manager

Bailey deRouen

Director, Housing, Community Development & Infrastructure

Amber Madden

Regional Executive

Sheila Manek

Regional Executive

Esrone McDaniels

Chief Operating Officer, Government Consulting

Mark J. Misczak

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Efran Paredes Maisonet

Senior Director, Tidal Basin Caribe

Daina Ruback

Director, Housing, Community Development & Infrastructure

Delilah Ruiz Manzano

Director, Housing, Community Development, and Infrastructure

David Seto

Senior Director, Major Projects

Your knowledge of the complex governmental regulations and equally complex insurance and adjusting issues really helped the county maximize the public assistance that was available after all of these disasters. You delivered what you promised, and we are confident in your ability and the ability of your firm to provide these services fully on a technical and professional level yet be able to translate clearly and concisely the intricate and sometimes subjective FEMA regulations which we could not have done without you.

The State of Alaska…[has] a significant investment in the disaster recovery process for both state and federally declared events…. The collaboration with Tidal Basin in these efforts has been so successful and seamless that in most instances applicants and FEMA staff don’t even realize we have contractors on board unless we tell them. Our interaction with Tidal Basin staff and managers works and feels like true teammates and the result is a faster, more comprehensive delivery of disaster recovery resources to survivors.

Months after the storm passed, the County was still faced with tremendous burdens related to the insurance coverage issues and FEMA and MEMA eligibility issues. Jackson County hired your organization to provide professional services for disaster assistance, remediation, restoration and recovery efforts….Their expertise with governmental regulations, the complex FEMA process and insurance adjustments resulted in our successful claim for over $2 million in additional FEMA Public Assistance funding specifically; in our successful negotiations with our insurance carrier; and in numerous other increases in the values FEMA and MEMA initially designated for County projects. Jackson County will always be mindful of the help we received from you when we needed it most.

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