New York City is applying for funding as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) to implement a comprehensive resiliency vision for Lower Manhattan. The proposed projects include:
1. Coastal protection for Lower Manhattan south of Montgomery Street to Battery Park
2. Stormwater management for NYCHA campuses in the Lower East Side and Two Bridges
3. Resiliency upgrades for affordable housing developments in the Lower East Side and Two Bridges
To find out more about these proposed projects please join NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency for two public hearings:
Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:00PM Southbridge Towers Community Room, 90 Beekman Street (entrance by Squire’s Diner), NY
Monday, September 21, 2015, 7:00PM LOCATION TO BE DETERMINED
To view and comment on the City’s draft application online.The application will be available for download in English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, and Russian on September 4th.