Cornyn Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging HUD to Speed Up Allocation of Harvey Relief Funds

Cruz, Cornyn Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging HUD to Speed Up Allocation of Harvey Relief Funds  

DICKINSON, Texas – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) led a bipartisan, bicameral letter from members of the Texas delegation to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson requesting that HUD allocate the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds intended for Harvey immediately, lower certain statutory income requirements, give grantees maximum flexibility when funds are dispersed, and shorten the public comment period. “In response to this catastrophic event, […]