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HUD awards over $63 Million to Public Housing Authorities in Tennessee


Money to be used to improve and preserve Public Housing across the State

Nashville, TN – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $63,882,077 to public housing authorities in Tennessee. The funds will allow these agencies to make major capital improvements to their public housing units. This funding is part of $2.3 billion HUD awarded today to 3,131 agencies across the U.S, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. To view the full list of grantees, visit HUD’s website.

“Housing authorities will add this funding to the $4 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 they received last year to continue addressing long-standing capital improvements that public housing communities need,” said Ed Jennings, Jr., Southeast Regional Administrator, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. “This funding will also stimulate the economy and create jobs in these communities.” «Read the rest of this article»

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