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Ben Carson Unveils HUD’s ‘Find Shelter’ Website to Help Locate Service Providers, Resources for...

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.”

Ben Carson: HUD Sending $3.5 Million to Florida to Help Families Become Self-Sufficient

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.

Ben Carson: HUD Sending More than $8 Million to Help Non-Elderly With Coronavirus

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.”

Ben Carson: HUD Supporting Agencies Across Florida Through Supplemental Housing Counseling Grants

Carson announced $12.5 million in supplemental housing counseling grants, including more than $390,000 for more than 20 agencies across Florida. 

Ben Carson: HUD Sending $1.3 Billion to Help Florida Recover From Hurricane Michael

"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.

Ben Carson: HUD Sending CARES Act Funds to Seminole Tribe of Florida

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. 

Ben Carson Holds Roundtable Event in Jacksonville

On Monday, Carson joined U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., at a roundtable event in Jacksonville at Sulzbacher’s EnVision Center which helps the homeless.

HUD Approves Ron DeSantis’ $633 Million Disaster Mitigation Plan

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.
Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Florida Delegation Urges Administration to Publish Power Grid Guidelines for Puerto Rico’s Recovery

Since Hurricane Maria struck the island in 2017, Puerto Rico has been experiencing power outages and structural damages to important power plants.

Ron DeSantis Announces State Efforts to Access $735 Million in Disaster Recovery Funds for...

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. 

Ron DeSantis: DEO Has Sent State Action Plan for $633 Million in Disaster Mitigation...

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.

Ben Carson: HUD Sending More than $325 Million to Florida for Hurricanes Irma, Michael...

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.