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HUD to provide housing assistance to 250 disabled Vermonters

Posted by: VHFA on 10/4/2010

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Friday 250 non-elderly Vermonters with disabilities will receive housing assistance.

HUD's awarding nearly $33 million nationwide to fund rental assistance vouchers for this population through its Rental Assistance for Non-Elderly Persons with Disabilities Program.

$1.17 million is going to fund 200 vouchers available through the Vermont State Housing Authority. Another $287,220 is going to fund 50 vouchers available through the Barre Housing Authority.

The grants announced Friday are part of $40 million HUD made available last April to help public housing authorities fund rental vouchers for non-elderly persons with disabilities.

Read more in HUD's press release.