HUD Funding Secured For Disabled Housing

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Indianapolis Housing Agency is one of five Indiana recipients Indianapolis Housing Agency is one of five Indiana recipients
WASHINGTON, D.C. -

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded nearly $1 million to Indiana public housing authorities to provide permanent housing for those with disabilities. The funding is included in HUD's Section 811 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program.

The program is designed to advance the objectives of the Americans With Disabilities Act, with a total of nearly $99 million awarded to 285 local public housing agencies across the country. 

The Indiana recipients are:

Fort Wayne Housing Authority- $237,653

Kokomo Housing Authority- $93,011

Indianapolis Housing Agency- $348,632

Housing Authority of the City of Lafayette- $185,027

Housing Authority of the City of Portland- $87,588

The voucher program provides funding to specifically help non-elderly persons with disabilities who are at serious risk of homelessness or institutionalization, and others transitioning from separated settings. A full list of recipients can be found here

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