Plexos Group provides unprecedented expertise and stability in dynamic long-term recovery environments for the full spectrum of CDBG-DR funded programs using the most innovative solutions and best practices in the industry. We are uniquely positioned to assist and provide executive level consulting for long term, legacy-scale disaster recovery programs due to our extensive experience resulting from Hurricane Katrina, Super Storm Sandy, Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricanes Irma and Maria in USVI and Puerto Rico. In each disaster, our experts have served in senior leadership positions for management and/or close out of complex CDBG-DR programs exceeding $22 billion for 13 disasters. As a company, Plexos has supported the management of complex CDBG-DR recovery operations totaling more than $11 billion in federal funding for 8 natural disasters in the last 5 years.

CDBG-DR services that Plexos provides, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Development of CDBG-DR action plans and amendments
  • Grants management and administration (to include financial management, procurement, and audit response)
  • Buyout and Acquisition Programs (including the designation of Disaster Risk Reduction Areas)
  • Development and management of large-scale elevation and infrastructure projects jointly funded by HUD and FEMA (in compliance with Davis Bacon requirements, as applicable)
  • Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Act (URA)
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC)
  • Compliance and Monitoring
  • Tier I and II Environmental Review
  • Design and management of single-family and multi-family housing rehabilitation, reconstruction, and elevation programs
  • CDBG-DR Technical Assistance and Training
  • Anti-Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (AFWA)
  • Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) Compliance
  • Information Technology, Data Management, and Reporting and
  • Program Closeout.

CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT projects include the following:

Plexos has supported the management of more than $11 billion in CDBG-DR programs in various capacities for state/territorial and local governments in New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico. Our CDBG-DR experience includes:

  • New York City Housing Recovery Office (HRO), Build-It-Back Program, $1.4 billion
  • New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR), NY Rising Programs, $2 billion
  • New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), RREM Program, $1.34 billion
  • City of Columbia, South Carolina, Community Development Department, 2015 flooding, $26 million
  • Louisiana Office of Community Development Disaster Recovery Unit (OCD DRU), Restore Louisiana Program, $1.8 billion
  • Texas General Land Office (GLO), Hurricane Harvey Recovery, $1.1 billion
  • North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM, now NCORR), Hurricane Matthew Recovery, $236 million
  • North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR), Hurricane Matthew Recovery Construction Management Services, $422 million
  • Puerto Rico Department of Housing (PRDOH), Home Repair, Reconstruction, and Recovery (R3) Program, $2.18 billion
  • Louisiana Office of Community Development Disaster Recovery Unit (OCD DRU), Louisiana Watershed Initiative, $1.2 billion (CDBG-MIT)

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