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CUOMO ANNOUNCES $13.5 MILLION IN HUD HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUNDS FOR KERN COUNTY COMMUNITIES
SAN BERNARDINO, CA - Housing and Urban Development Secretary Andrew Cuomo today announced $13.5 million in HUD grants for housing and community development programs in Kern County.
Cuomo announced the funds - part of more than $281 million in HUD grants for 55 Southern California cities and counties - during a visit to San Bernardino as a guest of U.S. Representatives George Brown and Jerry Lewis. Congressman Lewis is the chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee which funds these programs.
"These funds will go toward community-based solutions to the housing and economic development challenges Kern County communities face," Cuomo said. "We are funding a comprehensive strategy to create jobs and affordable housing, help homeless individuals become and remain self-sufficient, and increase homeownership."
Under the 1998 Consolidated Plans for community development funding, which were approved by HUD, assistance received by Kern County communities is as follows:
Content Archived: January 20, 2009