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HUD noted the new site is “a new resource developed by the Department to help individuals and families in need to locate nearby resources.” With it, “users can search for facilities that provide shelter, clothing, health clinics, and food pantries to those in need” as it “provides mapping and contact information for these service providers and the site is optimized for mobile use.”
The funds are part of $78 million to “help residents of public housing and voucher-assisted housing increase their earned income and reduce their dependency on public assistance and rental subsidies” through the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program.
According to HUD, the funds will come “in the form of Mainstream funding vouchers to assist non-elderly populations impacted by coronavirus" which will use “the same rules as other housing choice vouchers but targeted to serve a special population to ensure residents of low-income housing, including those with unique circumstances, receive necessary funding to protect their health and safety against COVID-19.”
Carson announced $12.5 million in supplemental housing counseling grants, including more than $390,000 for more than 20 agencies across Florida.
"The great people of Florida and the state leadership continue to show their resilience as they persevere through the recovery process of rebuilding their homes, restoring their businesses, and repairing their critical infrastructure,” said Carson.
The funds are part of $100 million to tribes across the nation through HUD’s Indian Community Development Block Grant Imminent Threat program (ICDBG-CARES). This is the only grant going to a tribe in Florida.
This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved the state of Florida’s plan to secure more than $633 million from the federal government for disaster mitigation projects.
Since Hurricane Maria struck the island in 2017, Puerto Rico has been experiencing power outages and structural damages to important power plants.
These funds are available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program. Hurricane Michael hit the Panhandle back in October 2018.
Over the next two months, HUD will review Florida’s proposal plan before letting the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), which led the state’s effort to create the plan, know if it is approved.
This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it was sending more than $2.3 billion to 15 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands to help those areas recover from natural disasters.