In the News: Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $750K For Veterans’ Housing

Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $750K For Veterans’ Housing
WJZ-TV (Online)

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes announced Wednesday the award of $748,976 for Baltimore’s Public Housing Agencies through the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program.

The HUD-VASH program combines rental assistance for homeless veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Baltimore City will receive $285,978 and Baltimore County will receive $96,684 for direct rental assistance.

Baltimore City has also been awarded $366,314 through the Administrative Fee Set-aside account for special fees, which allocates funding to local PHAs that need additional resources to implement the program.

In total, these grants will provide services for 45 Maryland Veterans.

 

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