Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05)
May 1, 2020
Legislation Supported by Kildee Will Help Provide Affordable, Safe Housing for Families and Seniors Impacted by the Coronavirus
Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today announced $1,233,779 in federal grants for local mid-Michigan housing commissions to help support and promote affordable, safe housing opportunities for families and seniors impacted by the coronavirus.
The federal grants, awarded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, are part of the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Congressman Kildee supported.
The federal grants announced today by Congressman Kildee will be awarded to the following Mid-Michigan housing commissions:
- Flint Housing Commission will receive $773,127
- Saginaw Housing Commission will receive $313,974
- Bay City Housing Commission will receive $107,800
- Bay County Housing Department will receive $28,897
- East Tawas Housing Commission will receive $9,981
“No Michigander should lose their home during this pandemic. These federal grants will help to support affordable and safe housing in our community,” Congressman Kildee said. “In Congress, I am working to bring much-needed aid to our state so we can support the health and economic well-being of Michigan families and seniors.”
These federal housing grants build upon Congressman Kildee’s continued efforts to provide affordable, safe housing opportunities to Mid-Michigan families and seniors. Recently, Congressman Kildee announced $239,000 in federal grants for the Flint Housing Commission. Kildee also announced $7.8 million in federal grants for Mid-Michigan communities to fight coronavirus, and almost $300,000 in federal grants for local health centers to help combat the coronavirus pandemic