INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the state of Indiana more than $54 million for housing, community and economic development activities, assistance for low and moderate-income persons and special needs populations.
The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority filed their 2018 Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development with HUD on May 15, 2018. The plan provided information on the housing and community development needs, priorities and one-year spending plan.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development accepted the 2018 Action Plan and awarded OCRA more than $30 million in funding for the Community Development Block Grants, which is an increase of $3 million from last year.
The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority was awarded more than $23 million to fund the following programs: the Home Investment Partnership Program, the National Housing Trust Fund, the Emergency Solutions Grant Program, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons With Aids Program.