HUD to Distribute $310 Million in Housing Assistance Grants for People Living With HIV/AIDS
July 23, 2009
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Wednesday announced that it will provide several housing assistance grants to help low-income families living with HIV/AIDS, the Boston Globe reports (7/22). "A record $310 million will assist 58,000 U.S. households annually, officials said," KITV.com reports. The grants were distributed based on the number of AIDS cases reported nationwide. The Gregory House Programs of Honolulu, a nonprofit that provides housing assistance, substance use and other services, will receive $1.3 million (KITV.com, 7/22). The Frannie Peabody Center in Portland, Maine, will receive $1.3 million; the city of Portland will receive $1.4; New Hampshire will receive over $716,000; and the Burlington Housing Authority in Vermont will receive over $392,000, the Globe reports (7/22).
This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily U.S. HIV/AIDS Report. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.