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Local agencies receive almost $3M in funds for housing

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Updated: Feb. 23, 2021 at 9:47 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded more than $27 billion in funding for nearly 2,900 public housing authorities across the country.

Out of the funds announced, nearly $3 million will go to support housing for families and seniors living in the Tucson area.

Housing and Community Development Tucson will receive more than $2.5 million, and the South Tucson Housing Authority will receive more than $350,000.

According to the HUD Department, the funds may be used to complete large-scale improvements such as replacing roofs, making energy-efficient upgrades to heating systems and installing water conservation measures in housing units.

To view all funding that will be directed to Arizona, click [HERE].

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