10/30/2018

The Lafayette Housing Authority Receives $284,088 HUD Mainstream Award


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $284,088 to the Housing Authority of the City of Lafayette to provide permanent affordable housing to approximately 30 additional non-elderly persons with disabilities. 

The Award is provided through HUD's Section 811 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program which provides funding to housing agencies to assist non-elderly persons with disabilities who are transitioning out of institutional or other separated settings; at serious risk of institutionalization; homeless; or at risk of becoming homeless.

“This award allows the LHA and local partners to continue the important work of creating and sustaining quality affordable housing for low-income disabled families,” said executive director Yvonda Bean. “We are excited for the opportunity.”

 

Click here to watch as Executive Director Yvonda Bean of the Lafayette Housing Authority learns she won $284,000 in recurring annual grant funding.

 

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