April 12, 2019

Cortez Masto, Rosen Applaud Over $36.9 Million in Funding For Affordable Housing Projects Across Nevada

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for awarding over $36.9 million in Fiscal Year 2019 grant funding for affordable housing projects across Nevada.

“These HUD grants are a critical investment toward addressing the affordable housing crisis in Nevada, where we face one of the most severe housing shortages in the nation. This funding will support housing for low-income Nevadans, those currently experiencing homelessness, and those at risk of experiencing homelessness. We’ll continue to fight for federal dollars to secure quality, affordable housing that helps empower communities across the Silver State.”

BACKGROUND:

This package of grants is funded through various programs under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), including the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) program, the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program, the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program. The grant funds will be awarded across Nevada as follows:

  • Henderson will receive $2,039,186.
  • Las Vegas will receive $9,248,471.
  • North Las Vegas will receive $2,088,532.
  • Reno will receive $3,743,515.
  • Sparks will receive $691,196.
  • Clark County will receive $11,986,740.
  • The rest of the state will receive $7,169,986.

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