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Nevada Senators Announce $5 Million in Grants for Housing, Community Development in Nevada  

Las Vegas, Nev. – U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) announced $5,782,701 for Northern and Southern Nevada from the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funds will go to develop communities, build affordable housing, reduce homelessness and help Nevadans regain stability after experiencing homelessness, and expand economic opportunities.

“We welcome these funds to help communities in Nevada cope with one of the worst housing shortages in the nation. When people have safe places to sleep at night, their lives improve enormously, and they are able to contribute more fully to building and improving vibrant neighborhoods. We will keep working in the Senate to ensure that all Nevadans have the resources they need to thrive.”


This package of grants is funded through various programs under the umbrella of HUD, including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program, and the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program.

The grant funding will be awarded as follows:

  1. $2,039,186 in CDBG and HOME funding for Henderson
  2. $3,743,515 in CDBG, ESG, and HOME funding for Reno

Find low income apartments in Nevada along with non profit organizations that help with low income housing along with HUD apartments, public housing apartments, public housing authorities, and housing assistance agencies. (Mouse over and click on link)

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Michael McGreer Mesquite, Nevada
Dr. Michael Manford McGreer is managing editor of and writes on issues that impact public policy.

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