HUD AWARDS $1.8 MILLION TO 14 OREGON HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO HELP RESIDENTS GET JOBS & BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT

HUD AWARDS $1.8 MILLION TO 14 OREGON HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO HELP RESIDENTS GET JOBS & BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT

PORTLAND – September 24, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded a total of $1,845,629 to 14 Oregon housing authorities to help residents of HUD-assisted and public housing obtain education and skills training to compete in the job market. With the funds, the four housing can hire or retain 33 service coordinators to work directly with the residents to connect to the supportive services that meet their individual needs to become gainfully employed.

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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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