HUD Secretary Donovan, Gov. Hickenlooper, Sens. Udall and Bennet to announce funding for disaster recovery
DENVER — Thursday, March 13, 2014 — Secretary of U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Shaun Donovan, Gov. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet will announce a second round of HUD disaster recovery funds for Colorado on Friday. The funding will help the hardest hit communities recover from the September 2013 floods.
WHERE: West Steps, state Capitol
WHEN: 10:15 a.m., Friday, March 14
In December 2013, HUD awarded an initial allocation of $62.8 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) to Colorado. The three counties most severely affected by the flooding, Boulder, Weld and Larimer counties, will receive 80 percent of those funds.