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World Trade Center 9/11 Rebuilding Plan

HUD has provided New York $3.483 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in response to the 9/11 attacks. The funds are to be administered by the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) and its subsidiary the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC).

The current status of funding is as follows:

  • $700 million for ESDC - for business retention / attraction and economic loss compensation
  • $350 million for LMDC - augment above effort
  • $305 million for LMDC - residential incentive program, training assistance program and administrative costs.

The balance of the CDBG funds are not yet designated.

For specifics of each program contact the appropriate agency.

  • Empire State Development Corporation - WTC Disaster Assistance Programs (http://www.nylovesbiz.com/wtc/wtcintro.htm)
  • Empire State Development Corporation Business Information (http://www.NYlovesbiz.com/)
  • Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (http://www.renewnyc.com/)
  • State of New York - WTC Emergency Information (http://www.state.ny.us/sept11/wtcframe.html)

Summary of HUD's Overall Response

Federal Emergency Management Agency Information (FEMA) (http://www.fema.gov)

For charity and additional relief information:

  • New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund (http://www.helping.org/wtc/ny/nystate.htm)
  • September 11th Fund (http://www.september11fund.org/index.php)

For related environmental information:

  • New EPA Lower Manhattan Cleaning Hotline (http://www.epa.gov/region2/news/2002/02053.htm)
  • EPA Response to September 11 (http://www.epa.gov/wtc/)
  • Related EPA FAQs (http://www.epa.gov/wtc/questions/index.html)

Content Archived: March 07, 2011

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