Community Development Block Grant -Disaster Recovery Program


The CNMI CDBG-DR Program is focused on meeting the unmet need of the CNMI following the presidentially declared disasters of Typhoon Yutu (DR 4404) and Typhoon Mangkhut (DR 4386). The Housing Recovery Program aims to support homeowners and tenants of rental properties in building a more resilient home to strengthen the housing stock of the CNMI. “The CNMI CDBG-DR housing program consists of the following programs: (1) Homeowner Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, (2) Single Family New Construction Development, (3) First-Time Homebuyer Program, and (4) Affordable Rental Housing Development.”

Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request a Release of Funds

Project/Activity Type Housing Program Description Location Total Project Cost Download
Isa Villa II MultiFamily/Apartment Project
Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Gap Financing
through the CDBG-DR Housing Program
Affordable Rental Housing Request for Release of Funds Capitol Hill, Saipan Approximately
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Affordable Rental Housing Development Program

Date Description Download
March 1, 2022 5 Plus Units (Non-LIHTC) for Tinian Only.
Deadline: March 30, 2022

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January 10, 2022 Program Application Intake
Deadline: Jan 31, 2022

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December 1, 2021 Gap Filler to LIHTC
Application Packet

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December 1, 2021 5 Plus Units
Application Packet

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December 1, 2021 1 to 4 Units
Application Packet

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August 12, 2021 Notice of Program Availability View Here
July 8, 2021

Affordable Rental Housing Development
Policies & Procedures

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Homebuyer, New Construction and Homeowner Rehabilitation & Reconstruction Programs

Date Description Download
August 9, 2022 CDBG-DR Housing Programs Update View Here
August 9, 2022 Re-Announcement of CDBG-DR Homeowner Rehabilitation &
Reconstruction Program
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August 5, 2022 Pre-Qualification Application
Homeowner Rehabilitation & Reconstruction Program Only
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October 25, 2021 Suspension of Application Intake View Here

Public Disclosure

Date Applicant(s) Comments Deadline Download
August 19, 2022 Public Disclosure September 2, 2022 View Here
January 31, 2022 Public Disclosure February 14, 2022 View Here
November 4, 2022 Public Disclosure November 18, 2022 View Here
January 10, 2023 Public Disclosure January 25, 2023 View Here

Written comments may be faxed to Fax No.: (670) 234-9451, mailed to P.O. Box 500514 Saipan, MP 96950, or emailed to

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