Rep. Barbara Lee Announces $3.2 Million HUD Grants To Berkeley
Rep. Barbara Lee Announces $3.2 Million HUD Grants to Berkeley
Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced Tuesday that the City of Berkeley was awarded three grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development totaling $3,244,837.
The city will receive a $2,438,062 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to develop sustainable urban communities; an Emergency Solution Grant (ESG) totaling $222,915 to help support homeless individuals and families on the street; and a $583,860 grant from the HOME program to expand affordable housing opportunities to low-income and very low-income communities.
“I’m pleased that Berkeley will receive this critical federal funding to improve and increase access to housing for those most vulnerable in our communities,” said …