TENANTS COUNCIL OF WASHINGTON STATE AMONG 15 GROUPS TO WIN TOTAL OF...

TENANTS COUNCIL OF WASHINGTON STATE AMONG 15 GROUPS TO WIN TOTAL OF ` $5 MILLION TO CREATE TENANT RESOURCE NETWORKS

SEATTLE, WA – June 18, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The Tenants Union of Washington State is among 15 nonprofit organizations nationwide to have been awarded a total of $5 million through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new Tenant Resource Network program to assist tenants receiving Section 8 project-based rental assistance at risk of being priced-out of the rental market. TRN nonprofits will assist, inform, educate and engage tenants living in certain Section 8-assisted properties at risk of losing affordability protections or project-based rental assistance

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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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