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].