Governor Chris Sununu Announces $7.7 Million HUD Grant
Concord, NH – Governor Chris Sununu today announced that the state has secured $7.7 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under its Housing Continuums of Care Grant.
"My administration has made it a priority to address New Hampshire's housing shortage. Our efforts take a significant step forward today with the announcement of more than $7.7 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development," said Governor Chris Sununu. "The funding will be used to advance 54 local projects throughout the state to ensure that individuals and families have the support they need to bring stability into their lives. I look forward to working together with HUD, local officials, community organizations and providers to expand housing options and reduce the housing shortage in New Hampshire."
About the funding:
The funding will address the areas of greatest needs identified by local communities to increase permanent supportive housing, rapid rehousing, prevention, outreach, and coordinated entry. The grant seeks to promote the goal of ending homelessness by providing funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, and State and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families, and communities by homelessness. Additionally, the grant seeks to expand effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families and optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.