Appropriations (post sequester)
The total funds included in the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 for the agencies to spend on specific programs after sequestration, which reduced the original appropriation amount by approximately 5 percent.
Community Development Block Grants -- CDBG
A flexible program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of community development needs, including housing, services to the most vulnerable in the community, and employment through the explansion and retention of businesses.
Obligations by federal government to the primary recipients.
Funds Paid Out
Outlayed funds that have been drawn down by primary recipients from the federal government.
Funds that cannot be broken out by state, such as those applied at the national level (e.g. Salaries and Expenses); funds applied to multiple states and U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Armed Forces – Europe, U.S. Armed Forces – Pacific); and funds for a small number of programs that are not currently reporting at the state level.
Sandy Program Management Office
To monitor the many programs that received money under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan established a Program Management Office (PMO) to serve as a central source for information about the progress and performance of the Hurricane Sandy funding. The Sandy PMO collects data from the federal agencies and supplies that data to the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board to display on Recovery.gov.