Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin: In One Of Largest Grants To State For Rebuilding After Irene, Vermont To Receive Nearly $18 M. In Federal Community Development Funds

    Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin: In One Of Largest Grants To State For Rebuilding After Irene, Vermont To Receive Nearly $18 M. In Federal Community Development Funds

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 27, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — In one of the largest single grants to the state to help after Tropical Storm Irene, Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I), Congressman Peter Welch (D) and Governor Peter Shumlin (D) Wednesday announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is releasing $17,932,000 in community rebuilding funds to Vermont from a disaster relief appropriations bill passed by Congress and signed by the President in January. Leahy, Sanders and Welch supported the disaster relief measure and wrote a letter to HUD advocating for the funding.

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