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Marco Rubio, Frederica Wilson Want to Improve Safety Standards for Public Housing in High-Crime...

The Liberty City Rising Act “would improve safety standards for public housing complexes located in high-crime areas, such as Miami’s Liberty City and Overtown,” Rubio’s office noted.

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.”

Al Lawson: Almost $2.3 Million Headed to Public Housing Authorities in North Florida

As part of the $2.2 trillion “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act,” which was passed by Congress and approved by the White House at the end of March, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) received $685 million in relief funds.

Alcee Hastings: Congress Needs More Funds for Homeless in Future Coronavirus Stimulus Bills

As one of the co-chairs of the Congressional Homelessness Caucus, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., is calling on Congress to include more funds for the homeless if it passed a fourth stimulus package responding to the coronavirus pandemic.