FCRHA Receives 41 New Housing Choice Vouchers as HUD Awards More than $130 Million Nationwide to Provide Affordable Housing to People with Disabilities
On November 20, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $131.3 million to 325 local public housing authorities across the country to provide affordable housing to approximately 15,363 additional non-elderly persons with disabilities. The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCHRA) received 41 new Mainstream Housing Choice Vouchers totaling $619,409 as part of this action.
HUD’s Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program provides funding to housing agencies to assist non-elderly persons with disabilities, particularly those who are transitioning out of institutional or other separated settings; at serious risk of institutionalization; currently experiencing homelessness; previously experienced homelessness and currently a client in a permanent supportive housing or rapid rehousing project; or at risk of becoming homeless. Click here for the complete release from HUD.