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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan applauded the decision by the U.S. Department of Housing, and Urban Development to approve the territory’s action plan using the fourth tranche of $774 million of disaster relief funding for the 2017 hurricanes, which is awarded through Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-MIT) funding earmarked for mitigation projects

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SAN JUAN — The federal government took another step on Monday towards releasing nearly $2 billion to repair Puerto Rico’s troubled electrical grid, part of a pool of money withheld from the island for years even as it struggled to recover from the devastation of 2017’s Hurricane Maria. The Department

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SAN JUAN — The Trump administration victimized Puerto Ricans a second time with arbitrary red tape that delayed the disbursement of federal disaster money in the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, hamstringing the island’s economic recovery. That’s the conclusion of experts who have read a matter-of-fact 52-page new report by the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement congratulating native Virgin Islander Adrianne Todman following the announcement that President Biden intends to nominate her for the position of Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: “I want to congratulate Adrianne Todman on the announcement of her nomination and also thank

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SAN JUAN (AP) — Puerto Rico is slated to receive more than $6 billion in federal funds to help it prepare for future hurricanes and other disasters, officials said Tuesday. The money assigned by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development would be used for infrastructure projects and economic

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FREDERIKSTED — As rents continue to outstrip the average family’s income, the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) is surveying private landlords to help improve a program that could increase the territory’s affordable housing supply.   Through September 4, the HCVP Landlords Survey is inviting landlords to share their experiences and concerns

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of the Inspector General (HUD-OIG) will provide no cost, online training for Virgin Islands federal grantees and law enforcement personnel, July 13-15th. The three-day training session is designed for HUD

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said Thursday that the administration and the Virgin Islands Housing Authority has received a $69 million obligation from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fund the demolition and replacement of residential buildings at the Tutu Hi-Rise housing community. The funding will facilitate

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WASHINGTON — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. addressed a host of issues related to the ongoing hurricane recovery efforts in the territory during a recent meeting with Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson in the nation’s capitol. During the meeting with Secretary Carson, Bryan highlighted several key

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WASHINGTON — Governor Kenneth Mapp and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Pamela Hughes Patenaude announced the formal execution of a $243 million grant to help Virgin Islanders recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria today. The signing of this agreement now paves the way to speed recovery dollars needed

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