HUD applauds state and local governments for affordable housing.

Position:Business Alert - Department of Housing & Urban Development (US government - Brief Article

HUD RECOGNIZED 20 STATE AND LOCAL governments with its first national HOME Doorknocker Award for outstanding work in providing affordable housing to low-income and underserved people. From building decent homes for migrant farm workers to providing rental assistance to young people aging out of foster care, each community represents a model for developing innovative housing solutions to meet the specific needs in their areas, according to HUD.

In presenting the awards, HUD honored 15 local communities and five state governments for their work in using federal funding provided through HUD's HOME Investment Partnerships Program. The award also marked the anniversary of the HOME program, the largest federal block grant program dedicated to producing affordable housing at...

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