April 09, 2018

Cortez Masto Applauds HUD Grants to Provide Affordable Housing Vouchers to Homeless Veterans

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) announcement that Reno Housing Authority and Nevada Rural Housing Authority will receive $72,438 in total federal dollars to provide homeless veterans with affordable housing vouchers and access to an array of supportive services from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

“Veterans shouldn’t have to struggle to find homes they can afford. It is important we honor their sacrifice by working to make grant funding available to veterans in need of affordable housing,” said Cortez Masto. “I will continue to work with my colleagues in the Senate to support the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ability to serve our veterans and ensure that veterans in Nevada have access to vital resources like affordable housing, educational and career opportunities, quality healthcare, and opportunities for financial security. These grants enable us to help veterans facing poverty and homelessness.”

The grant funds will be awarded as follows:

  • $16,502 to Nevada Rural Housing Authority for HUD-VASH affordable housing vouchers for veterans living in rural Nevada counties.
  • $55,936 to Reno Housing Authority for HUD-VASH affordable housing vouchers for veterans living in Reno.

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