HUD ANNOUNCES NEARLY $13 MILLION TO PRODUCE AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR LOW INCOME NATIVE HAWAIIANS

HUD ANNOUNCES NEARLY $13 MILLION TO PRODUCE AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR LOW INCOME NATIVE HAWAIIANS

WASHINGTON, DC – July 18, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced $12.7 million in funding to produce affordable housing for low-income native Hawaiian families. Since the program began in 2002, HUD’s Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant (NHHBG) and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands have built, acquired, and rehabilitated more than 460 housing units.

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

Contact:

Brian Sullivan
(202) 708-0685

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