US Senate News:
Source: United States Senator for West Virginia Shelley Moore Capito
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced three awards totaling $3,302,454 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The awards aim to create and provide quality, affordable housing and prevent homelessness across West Virginia.
“Many of our fellow West Virginians are currently experiencing homelessness, including children and families, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated this heartbreaking issue. I am pleased HUD is investing in several programs to address homelessness and provide affordable housing across the Mountain State. The funds awarded to the Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority will help people experiencing homelessness get back on their feet and help prevent youth homelessness. I will continue to advocate for funding and resources to help address homelessness and will fight for every West Virginian to have a roof over their head,” said Senator Manchin.
“Providing access to affordable housing for West Virginians who have fallen on tough times is an essential part of our public housing sectors, making this funding from HUD welcome news. I will continue to use my role on the Senate Appropriations Committee to advocate for support like this to West Virginians who need it most,” Senator Capito said.