U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $200 million in new project funding to support over 15,000 beds and supportive services in communities across the country. The majority of funding will provide housing and services for homeless persons who are disabled, including 8,700 persons in families, and 5,600 persons who are chronically homeless.
Locally, the 2011 funding competition resulted in a $547,927 award to the Homeless Services Network for two new permanent supportive housing projects.
For a local summary of the grants announced today, visit HUD’s Homelessness Resource Exchange (What’s New section) or HUD’s website (Featured News)
HUD announced today that it has awarded to Homeless Services Network more than $3.6 million dollars in funding for Supportive Housing Program and Shelter Plus Care Program projects. This funding will allow HSN’s currently operating programs to continue their good work throughout the City of Orlando and Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties. HSN’s application for the funding of new projects is still pending HUD’s review process.
Here is a summary of the award amounts: Continue reading