Richland County Mitigation
The October 2015 flood resulted in extensive damage to residential and business property, as well as infrastructure, throughout Richland County. Richland County will receive an Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funding from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to mitigate disaster risks and reduce future losses.
Please visit this page to stay informed on mitigation information and news.
Review the Richland County Proposed CDBG-MIT 2020 Action Plan. Public Comments will be accepted Thursday, March 12 through Friday, May 1.
March 12, 2020 Presentation:
Richland County will receive $21,864,000 in Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to mitigate disaster risks and reduce future losses following the October 2015 flood.
Your feedback can help determine how this funding will be used.
Comments will be accepted from Thursday, March 12 through Friday, May 1.
All comments will be submitted to HUD. CDBG-MIT funds primarily benefit residents in low- to moderate-income areas.
Please join us at an upcoming public community meeting to provide your input:
5:30 p.m. Friday, April 10
Decker Center Community Room
1945 Decker Blvd., Columbia
You can also provide input by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 803-576-1335.
In addition, you can mail input to:
Richland County Government
Community Planning & Development Division
Attention: Lauren Hunter
P.O. Box 192
2020 Hampton St.
Columbia, SC 29204