Emergency Housing Grants

Emergency Housing Grants
3:51 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Grants Awarded To Help Ala. Groups Serve Homeless

Governor Robert Bentley says the grants will "prevent homelessness by giving a helping hand to Alabamians at a time of critical need."
Credit governor.alabama.gov

Governor Robert Bentley has announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is providing Alabama with $1.8 million in grants help fund emergency housing initiatives.

Bentley says that the grants will "prevent homelessness by giving a helping hand to Alabamians at a time of critical need."

The money is being provided by the Emergency Solutions Grant program, which is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The funding is meant to help agencies provide shelter, legal and health services and financial consulting.

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