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Published May 31 2009

1997 flood buyouts

Fargo

77 homes, $7.9 million

Breakdown

Moorhead

17 homes, $1 million

Breakdown

Clay County

26 homes, $2.5 million

  • 17 homes bought for $1.2 million through FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

  • 6 homes bought for $600,000 through the Minnesota Department of Trade and Economic Development, now called Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

  • 3 homes bought for $570,000 through the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources flood mitigation funds

    Breakdown

    • Oakport Township: 12 homes

    • Town & Country: 8 homes

    • Crestwood: 3 homes

    • Georgetown: 2 homes

    • Sabin: 1 farmhouse

    Cass County

    60 homes, $9 million

  • $6.75 million was spent through FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

  • $500,000 was spent through the federal government’s Economic Development Administration

  • $1.4 million was spent through the federal government’s Housing and Urban Development

  • $250,000 was spent through the state’s water commission

  • $60,000 was spent through a Cass County local match

    Breakdown

    • Forest River: 26

    • Chrisan Estates: 11

    • Heritage Hills: 5

    • Round Hill: 3

    • Orchard Park: 2

    • Harwood: 4

    • Gardner: 4

    • Others: 5