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Capitol Correspondence - 08.11.20

HUD Announces Recipients of Disability Rental Assistance Grants

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ANCOR has been following the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) efforts to fund housing for people with disabilities, who face more challenges in obtaining affordable housing than their peers without disabilities. Specifically, we have followed grants are that are designed for state housing finance agencies to support affordable rental housing for extremely low-income persons with disabilities. This month, HUD announced the recipients of those grants:

 

Arizona Department of Housing

Phoenix, AZ

$3,000,499

Colorado Department of Local Affairs

Denver, CO

$6,525,030

Department of Housing, State of Connecticut

Hartford, CT

$6,979,172

Illinois Housing Development Authority

Chicago, IL

$7,000,000

Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority

Indianapolis, IN

$7,000,000

Louisiana Housing Corporation/Louisiana Housing Authority

Baton Rouge, LA

$7,000,000

Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community Development

Boston, MA

$6,929,676

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

Saint Paul, MN

$6,972,739

Missouri Housing Development Commission

Kansas City, MO

$1,389,252

New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency

Trenton, NJ

$6,878,923

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency

Raleigh, NC

$7,000,000

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Austin, TX

$6,982,087