Senator Roberts Announces $1.5 Million in Housing Grants for Lawrence

WASHINGTON, DC – September 10, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) announced more than $1.5 million in housing grants for Lawrence.

$807,774 for Community Development Block Grants (CDBG): providing decent housing and a suitable living environment; expanding economic opportunities for low-and moderate-income persons.

$695,905 for HOME Grants: expanding the supply of decent, affordable housing to low- and very low-income families; funding housing programs that meet local needs and priorities.

The grants were awarded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Contact:
Sarah Ross Little or Molly Haase (202) 224-4774

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