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Over $15.6 Million to Support North Dakota Affordable Housing
North Dakota Ag Connection - 04/15/2019

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Committee, announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded more than $15.6 million in funding to support affordable, quality housing in North Dakota. Details of the funding are as follows:

Community Development Block (CDBG) Grants -- The funds will help provide quality housing and expand economic opportunities for low- and middle-income individuals and families.

- State of North Dakota -- $3,955,356

- City of Fargo -- $760,623

- City of Grand Forks -- $430,422

- City of Bismarck -- $376,992

HOME Program -- The funds help expand the supply of quality, affordable housing to low-income families.

- State of North Dakota - $3,005,732

- City of Fargo -- $454,741

Housing Trust Fund (HTF) -- The HTF is an affordable housing production program that will complement existing efforts to preserve the quality of affordable housing.

- State of North Dakota -- $3,000,000

Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) -- The funds help individuals quickly re-secure permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness, as well as to invest in homelessness prevention and emergency homeless shelters.

- State of North Dakota -- $465,045

Public Housing Capital Fund -- The funds are to be used to rehabilitate and develop public housing.

- Fargo Housing and Redevelopment Authority -- $975,714

- Burleigh County Housing Authority -- $657,953

- Minot Housing Authority -- $515,912

- Housing Authority of Cass County -- $256,512

- Housing Authority of the City of Williston -- $213,612

- Ramsey County Housing Authority -- $141,012

- Rolette County Housing Authority -- $123,039

- Barnes County Housing Authority -- $92,770

- Mercer County Housing Authority -- $73,353

- Traill County Housing Authority -- $57,909

- Nelson County Housing Authority -- $51,883

- Towner County Housing Authority -- $40,948

- Benson County Housing Authority -- $32,623

- Emmons County Housing Authority -- $29,457

- McIntosh County Housing Authority -- $14,549

"It's important for communities throughout our state to assist those who have fallen on difficult times and may not have a healthy and safe place to call home," Hoeven said. "Today's funds will help do just that by investing in quality housing and providing housing opportunities to low-income individuals and families."

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