Illinois: Grant to Help House HIV/AIDS Patients
August 15, 2008
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the AIDS Foundation of Chicago a three-year grant of nearly $1.4 million to provide housing assistance to low-income people with HIV/AIDS. AFC said the money will provide subsidies and support services to 33 households per year. It is the lead agency for the Chicago Housing for Health Partnership, which aims to help people with HIV/AIDS transition from homelessness to permanent housing. Eighteen programs nationwide are sharing a total of $19.4 million distributed through HUD's Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS Program.
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.