Rockford Gets $50,000 in HUD Grants for Homeless Shelters

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Illinois communities and housing agencies will receive $21,105,325 in grant funding form the federal government through three programs administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

More than $50,000 is on its way to the Rockford area to help the homeless. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says the funding is through the Emergency Shelter Grants Program, which allows homeless shelters to upgrade their facilities. The money also goes towards support services and homeless prevention.


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