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May 02, 2013


States Receive a Second Round of Grants for Homeless Programs
HUD Press Release

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD’s) Continuum of Care Program is now bolstered by an additional $72 million more in grants for homeless programs throughout the nation.  These grants are the second tier of funding, earlier this year $1.5 billion was awarded to states to use towards their homeless programs.  The funding is part of the administration’s efforts to end homelessness by 2015 by using the strategies outlined in “Opening Doors:  Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness” and will be used to help provide assessments, street outreach, rapid re-housing, transitional and supportive housing.  Florida will receive over $78 million from both rounds of grants for programs across the state.   More…