Issue Brief 19-22
August 2, 2019

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grants may be awarded to state and local governments when the president declares a major disaster pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act). Since fiscal year (FY) 1993, more than $89 billion in CDBG-DR funds has been allocated across at least 48 states and territories.

This Issue Brief provides background and recent funding information for this program.