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$517 Million Disaster Recovery Plan Approved

By |2009-10-05T10:39:08-05:00October 5th, 2009|Categories: Environment, Jobs & Economy|Tags: , |

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved Iowa’s $517 million disaster recovery plan.  The action plan, which is funded through the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), includes the following: $220 million — Home buyouts $125 million – New housing and rental units $75 million – Business Assistance $65 million – Infrastructure $10 [...]

$100 Million Disaster Aid Package Proprosed

By |2009-03-11T17:09:03-05:00March 11th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcUsphJx7xs[/youtube] House Democrats serving on the Rebuild Iowa and Disaster Recovery Committee outlined a new $100 million aid package at the Statehouse today. The package is designed to help flood ravaged communities rebuild homes, businesses, and public buildings. “We know many communities across Iowa are still putting the pieces back together after last summer’s devastating floods [...]

Rebuild Iowa Update

By |2008-11-18T11:08:01-05:00November 18th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

An update from the Rebuild Iowa Office: Total disaster assistance approved for residents and governments in Iowa impacted by this year’s storms, tornadoes and flooding grew by more than $7.5 million this week. The additional funding was primarily due to increases in State/FEMA Public Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration Loans and Disaster Unemployment Assistance. More than [...]

State Boards Approve Funds for Jumpstart Iowa

By |2008-09-18T15:53:32-05:00September 18th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Two state boards took action this week to implement Governor Culver's $40 million flood recovery intiative for homeowners and small businesses.  The Iowa Department of Economic Development Board approved $10 million for the initiative today and will also administer the Jumpstart Small Business Assistance Program. Yesterday, the Iowa Power Fund Board approved $7.5 million for energy efficient flood [...]

State to Provide $40 Million for Housing & Businesses

By |2008-09-12T14:06:56-05:00September 12th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Governor Chet Culver announced today that the state will provide $40 million in housing and business assistance for Iowans impacted by floods and tornadoes this year. For more information on the Jumpstart Housing program, click here. Information on the Jumpstart Business program is available here. The $20 million in housing assistance will help Iowans rebuild, repair, [...]

Rebuild Iowa Continues Work on Initial Report

By |2008-08-26T08:30:15-05:00August 26th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The state's Rebuild Iowa Advisory Commission met yesterday and will continue today to complete work on the initial 45 day report due to the Legislature and Governor Culver by September 2nd.  The commission is reviewing reports completed by nine recovery task forces which have been meeting since July. Recommendations from the task forces are are available [...]

Rebuild Iowa Task Force Meetings Set

By |2008-07-25T14:50:38-05:00July 25th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The nine task forces created to help the Rebuild Iowa Advisory Commission complete its work will start meeting on Monday.  Members of the task forces will be released later today.  The task forces will be comprised of public members as well four legislators. Here is the meeting list: Monday, July 28 Housing Location: Iowa Finance Authority [...]

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