HUD awards $18 million to Indiana homeless aid programs

Posted at 8:50 AM, Jan 29, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $18 million to 82 local homeless assistance programs across Indiana.

HUD announced Monday the Indiana funding is among $2 billion in Continuum of Care grants distributed nationally to support a broad array of programs helping individuals and families experiencing homelessness, particularly those living in places not meant for habitation or living in shelters, or at imminent risk of becoming homeless.

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HUD says more than $5 million in grants are going to programs based in Indianapolis and more than $13 million is going to programs based elsewhere in Indiana.

The grants are renewal funding for previously funded local programs. HUD will announce new project awards at a later date.