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HUD Allocates Second Wave of Relief Funds, Over Half a Billion Dollars to Protect Low-Income Americans

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced Friday, May 1, 2020, his Department will allocate $685 million in COVID-19 relief funding to help low-income Americans residing in public housing. The funding, made available by the CARES Act legislation President Trump signed into law on March 27, 2020, will be awarded to Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) across the Nation. Funds can be used for personal protective equipment, childcare costs, travel costs to receive testing, among other actions.

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