Second Round of Sandy Relief Money Conditioned on Future Sea Level Rise Risk Analysis

Read the full post at the Climate Law Blog.

On Monday November 18, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a Federal Register Notice setting forth the requirements for the second round of relief funds appropriated by the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Relief Act).[1]  Importantly, HUD’s notice requires that grantees must develop and submit a comprehensive, science-based risk analysis that includes future risk due to climate change in order to receive the funds.

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