PD&R Disaster Recovery Toolkit: Department of Housing and Urban Development
This website from HUD provides resources, guides, and manuals for rehabilitation after a hurricane and flooding.
Disaster Resiliency and Recovery Resources: A Guide for Rural Communities
This resource guide (16 pg) from USDA Rural Development provides an overview of available preparation and recovery assistance for rural communities.
Bi-Partisan Policy Center (BPC) Disaster Recovery and Reform Task Force
The BPC’s task force, launched in April 2020, is a group of emergency management experts working to help communities across the country recover from disasters and reform national policy around disaster response and recovery.
How to Help Your Community Recover from Disaster: A Manual for Planning and Action Society for Community Research and Action
This document (104 pg) from the Society for Community Research and Action incorporates a psychological perspective for a community to recover from a disaster. It covers assessing community needs, creating an action plan, conducting outreach, and tracking results.
Coming Home after Disaster: Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery
This book (available for purchase via Google Books) explores concerns, concepts, and challenges related to post-disaster housing.
Affordable Housing and Disaster Recovery: A Case Study of the 2013 Colorado Floods
This case study (11 pg) seeks to understand why some communities rebuild, or attempt to rebuild, affordable housing post-disaster, and others do not.
Long-Term Recovery of Rental Housing: A Case Study of Highly Impacted Communities in New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy
This case study (19 pg) from the National Low Income Housing Coalition seeks to better understand the barriers to the recovery of affordable rental housing after disasters.
Affordable Housing, Disasters, and Social Equity: LIHTC as a Tool for Preparedness and Recovery
This article (15 pg) in the Journal of the American Planning Association investigates how and to what extent states are currently using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) to prepare for and recover from disasters. It finds that state governments could mitigate disaster-related hazards and help speed recovery by including locally relevant preparedness and recovery provisions in their LIHTC allocation plans.