INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Ben Carson announced $472 million nationally in CARES Act funding to help low-income families during the coronavirus pandemic, including $5.3 million to 49 public housing authorities throughout Indiana.
This funding can be used by public housing authorities to help families assisted by Housing Choice Vouchers and Mainstream vouchers prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus.
In a statement HUD Secretary Ben Carson says, “This funding will provide additional resources to public housing authorities to make sure people have a decent, safe, and affordable place to call home.”
The Housing Choice Voucher Program includes the Mainstream Program that provides tenant-based vouchers serving low-income households.
For more information on HUD's response to the novel coronavirus pandemic and the actions the Department has taken, please visit HUD.gov/coronavirus.
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