The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was signed into law by President Obama on February 17th, 2009.
It is an unprecedented effort to jumpstart our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and put a down payment on addressing long-neglected challenges so our country can thrive in the 21st century. The Act is an extraordinary response to a crisis unlike any since the Great Depression, and includes measures to modernize our nation's infrastructure, enhance energy independence, expand educational opportunities, preserve and improve affordable health care, provide tax relief, and protect those in greatest need.
Implementation of the Recovery Act
The Recovery Act includes $13.61 billion for projects and programs administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, nearly 75 percent of which was allocated to state and local recipients on February 25, 2009 only eight days after President Obama signed the Act into law. Read more...
Plans and Reports
Program plans for each of HUD's ARRA programs were submitted to OMB on May 15, 2009. They provide details on program objective and delivery schedules, approved activities, award types and amounts, measures, monitoring and evaluation plans, and potential barriers to effective implementation. Read more...
Funding Allocations At-A-Glance
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