HUD Announces $2 Billion in Grant Funding for Local Homeless Programs

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is renewing program support for thousands of local programs that offer support and assistance to the homeless.
January 28, 2019, 10am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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On Saturday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $2 billion in grant funding for thousands of local homeless assistance programs around the country. 

TheContinuum of Care grants "will provide critically needed support to 5,800 local programs on the front lines of serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness," according to a HUD press release.

The weekend's announcement only covered grant funding awarded as renewal funding for previously funded local programs. HUD promises to announce more funding for new programs at a later date.

The announcement comes just a month after HUD released its "2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress," reporting increasing homelessness around the country.

For a complete list of Continuum of Care grant award renewals, see the HUD Exchange website.

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Published on Saturday, January 26, 2019 in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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