HUD Sends Big Check to Flint
On March 8, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Director Joseph P. Galvan presented the Flint/Genesee County Continuum of Care with a $2,534,551 grant to support local programs that house and serve homeless persons through Permanent Supportive Housing, transitional housing, a Homeless Daily Living Program, assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, help for disabled individuals and families and more. These funds are part of $1.33 billion nationwide that HUD is providing for critically needed assistance to persons and families living without a home of their own. HUD�s funding also included $45,245,025 to support Continuums of Care and their local programs throughout Michigan.
At the same special event, HUD awarded a $393,687 grant to a collaborative effort between Career Alliance Inc., (CAI) and Metro Housing Partnership, Inc., (MHP). To enable them to provide 20 low-income youth ages 18-24 with the skills and training to rehabilitate three houses by helping young people graduate high school, train for a future in the construction trades, and produce affordable homes for lower income families.
|Content Archived: July 29, 2011|