BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott will join U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials Thursday afternoon to announce a plan to address homelessness in the city.
Officials are set to announce the goals of the city’s House America. The program is a partnership in which HUD and the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness work with local leaders to use Rescue Plan America funding to rehabilitate the homeless. settlement and stimulate the construction of new affordable housing.
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The mayor’s office said Baltimore has set a goal to “renovate at least 1,000 households experiencing homelessness and add at least 1,605 new affordable apartments, including 597 affordable units, by development roadmap in 2022.”
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HUD Housing and Services Senior Advisor Richard Cho will join Scott and other city officials in making the announcement.
Last year, Baltimore received a $3.1 million American Rescue Plan Act allocation from HUD for emergency home vouchers to help the homeless and other vulnerable groups. Find and rent affordable places to stay.
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https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/05/18/mayor-scott-us-department-of-housing-and-urban-development-announces-plan-to-address-city-homelessness/ Mayor Scott, US Department Of Housing And Urban Development Announces Plan To Address City Homelessness – CBS Baltimore