Tidal Basin Caribe is actively participating in the execution of Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (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 Home Repair, Reconstruction, or Relocation (R3) Program of Puerto Rico.

The Alliance’s three-year 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.The Alliance is responsible for program management and administration, application intake and processing, damage assessments, award coordination, inspections and payment requests, and application closeouts, as well as ensuring that all these efforts are conducted in compliance with the CDBG-DR funding source and all federal cross-cutting regulations.

On July 31, 2019, the Alliance opened two R3 applicant intake centers, located in Bayamon and Orocovis.

To read more on Tidal Basin’s work in Puerto Rico, click here.