09.03.09

$2.3 Million for Public Housing in Rutland

WASHINGTON – Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today announced $2,346,500 in economic stimulus funds for public housing in Rutland.  The Rutland Housing Authority has been awarded this grant for work on the Forest Park development.
 
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $96 million in grants to 15 public housing authorities across the country to make substantial improvements to thousands of public housing units nationwide.  The Public Housing Capital Funds being awarded are provided through The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and are specifically designated for public housing transformation, to help redevelop public housing.

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