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Idaho Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-4313)

Federal disaster assistance has been made available to the State of Idaho to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from March 6 to March 28, 2017.

Federal funding is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides in Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Shoshone, and Valley Counties.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.

All HUD participating housing counseling agencies impacted in Idaho are encouraged to review the Housing Counseling Disaster Recovery and Emergency Preparedness Toolkit located on HUDExchange.  It contains disaster recovery and emergency preparedness resources specifically for housing counseling programs. The toolkit provides immediate access to Disaster Recovery Flyers, the Housing Counseling Disaster Program Guide and other HUD, FEMA, and other helpful resources.

Reminder:  Housing Counseling Handbook 7610.1, Chapter 5-11, B. 3-d, requires when any aspect an agency’s purpose is impaired and can no longer comply with programmatic requirements, regulations or grant agreement (e.g., not functioning due to a disaster or emergency) the agency must notify HUD (their point of contact) within 15 days

Please send your questions to housing.counseling@hud.gov.  Please type “DART” on the subject line.