HUD Awards $134M to Improve, Preserve Public Housing in Illinois

CHICAGO – Several southern Illinois housing authorities are among 93 housing authorities in Illinois that will be seeing a part of $134 million in funding to make capital investments in their public housing units. That’s according to a statement released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developments.

HUD says this money is part of more than $2.7 billion in funding released to near 2,900 public housing authorities in all 50 states along with the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The grants announced today are provided through HUD’s Capital Fund Program, which offers annual funding to all public housing authorities to build, renovate, and/or modernize the public housing in their communities. Housing authorities can use the funding to complete large-scale improvements such as replacing roofs or making energy-efficient upgrades to heating system and installing water conservation measures.

Alexander County Housing Authority – $1,235,089

Hamilton County Housing Authority – $166,102

Housing Authority – County of Saline – $1,239,273

Housing Authority of Gallatin County – $226,158

Housing Authority of Jefferson County – $844,722

Housing Authority of Johnson County – $167,787

Housing Authority of Pope County – $256,545

Housing Authority of Pulaski County – $285,943

Housing Authority of the City of Marion, Illinois – $860,238

Housing Authority of the County of Franklin – $1,819,713

Housing Authority of the County of Hardin – $297,247

Housing Authority of the County of Jackson, IL. – $2,114,021

Housing Authority of the County of Union – $879,650

Housing Authority of The County of Wayne, Illinois – $433,869

Housing Authority of the County of Williamson – $1,818,365

Massac County Housing Authority – $489,748

Perry County Housing Authority – $835,540

White County Housing Authority – $226,077

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February 24, 2021 at 08:22AM

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