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Local Public Housing Agencies to Receive Grants

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will award Arkansas Public Housing Agencies $4.7 million in funding to support the prevention, preparation, and response to the coronavirus pandemic in public housing.

The Polk County Housing Authority will receive a grant in the amount of $57,491. The Mount Ida Housing Authority is scheduled to receive a HUD grant for $9,591. The Waldron Housing Authority is in line for $31,145.

The funding is part of a nationwide disbursement in public housing operating funds allocated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which recently became law.

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