HUD Archives: News Releases

HUD No. 05-100
Jane Goin
(303) 672-5440
For Release
December 8, 2005


DENVER - Housing and Urban Development Regional Director John Carson delivered $175,000 in HUD funding to the Adams County Housing Authority this week. The nonprofit organization was awarded a housing counseling grant of $175,000. The program assists and/or supports homebuyers, homeowners, homeless individuals or families, and
renters with several different types of housing counseling programs.

The funding announced today is designated to aid clients by counseling for pre-purchase/post purchase counseling, homebuyer education programs, prevention of mortgage delinquency or default, money/debt management, etc. Housing counseling assistance and related services funded by the Adams County Housing Authority are a vital part
of the comprehensive system of ending chronic homelessness in 10 years. The objective of the housing counseling program is to help individuals or families to improve their housing situation and meet their responsibilities.

"I am proud to honor the Adams County Housing Authority with funds that will aid their efforts to provide housing counseling," said Carson. "The community members will benefit from this important education and guidance."

Other grants have been funded by HUD to the Adams County Housing Authority. In the last five years HUD awarded $531,431. "The Adams County Housing Authority has worked well with the community and provides outreach to help people obtain safe affordable housing" said Carson.

HUD is the nation's housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development as
well as enforces the nation's fair housing laws. More information about HUD and its programs is available on the Internet and


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