|HUD No. 18-091
HUD Public Affairs
August 27, 2018
HUD AWARDS $5 MILLION TO 22 PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES FOR EMERGENCY AND SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS
WASHINGTON - In an effort to keep public housing residents safe and secure, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding $5 million in grants to 22 public housing authorities.
HUD's Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Program supports public housing authorities as they address the safety of public housing residents. These grants may be used to install, repair, or replace capital needs items including security systems/surveillance cameras, fencing, lighting systems, emergency alarm systems, window bars, deadbolt locks and doors.
"The families we support who live in public housing deserve to feel safe in their homes," said HUD Secretary Ben Carson. "HUD wants to ensure the safety and security of public housing residents and these grants offer neighborhoods and communities the tools they need to help keep their residents safe."
The following public housing authorities will receive grant awards [Read individual project descriptions]:
|ARIZONA||Housing and Community Development Tucson||Tucson||$250,000|
|FLORIDA||Palm Beach County Housing Authority||West Palm Beach||$250,000|
|ILLINOIS||Housing Authority of Marion County||Centralia||$151,500|
|INDIANA||Housing Authority of the City of Elkhart||Elkhart||$226,000|
|KENTUCKY||Housing Authority of Henderson||Henderson||$249,461|
|LOUISIANA||Housing Authority of St. James Parish||Lutcher||$153,623|
|MASSACHUSETTS||Quincy Housing Authority||Quincy||$250,000|
|Falmouth Housing Authority||Falmouth||$88,636|
|MICHIGAN||Saginaw Housing Commission||Saginaw||$222,832|
|Flint Housing Commission||Flint||$250,000|
|NEW JERSEY||Elizabeth Housing Authority||Elizabeth||$249,658|
|NEW MEXICO||Housing Authority of the City of Gallup||Gallup||$250,000|
|NEW YORK||Albany Housing Authority||Albany||$248,290|
|Port Chester Housing Authority||Port Chester||$160,000|
|Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority||Schenectady||$250,000|
|Housing Authority of Newburgh||Newburgh||$250,000|
|OHIO||Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority||Lorain||$250,000|
|PENNSYLVANIA||Montgomery County Housing Authority||Norristown||$250,000|
|TENNESSEE||Chattanooga Housing Authority||Chattanooga||$250,000|
|TEXAS||Housing Authority of Kirbyville||Kirbyville||$250,000|
|WISCONSIN||Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee||Milwaukee||$250,000|
|WEST VIRGINIA||Housing Authority of Mingo County||Delbarton||$250,000|
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