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Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce $20 Million in Pandemic Mitigation Funds for Affordable Housing and Homelessness Programs in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement announcing housing and homeless funds included in the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that passed last week have reached Nevada. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development provided $20,629,106 in CARES Act grants to Nevada communities, to be used for the housing programs Community Development Block Grants (CDBG),...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce Over $900,000 in Grant Funding to Nevada H.A.N.D. and Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement announcing two grants totaling $915,000 from Neighborworks America to Nevada H.A.N.D., Inc. and Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada, Inc. to be used for on-the-ground needs in the development of affordable and accessible housing.
 
“Thousands of families in Southern Nevada have a serious need for access to affordable housing,” said the Senators. “These grants...

Rosen Leads Letter Requesting Affordable Housing Funding in FY 2021 Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led a group of ten Senators in a letter urging the President to request increased funding for affordable housing in his FY 2021 Budget request to Congress, specifically for the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, also known as NeighborWorks America, a Congressionally-chartered, national nonprofit, whose programs offer critical affordable housing assistance to low- and middle-income Nevada families. Signatories of Rosen’s letter...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud Nearly $42,000 in USDA Grant Awarded to Nevada Rural Housing Authority

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for awarding a grant totaling $41,829.86 to the Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA), for the purpose of repairing and replacing roofs and flooring, installing handicapped accessible devices, and completing home repairs in low-income households in Churchill, Douglas, Lyon, and Storey Counties.
 
“The Nevada Rural...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Low-Income Housing Tax Credit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) announced her co-sponsorship of the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (S. 1703), bipartisan legislation that would expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), which would encourage private investment in the production and preservation of affordable rental housing. 

“Nevada’s lack of access to affordable housing is an issue that affects far too many in our state,” said Senator Rosen. “This legislation would help expand the...

Rosen Tours Carson City Low-Income Veteran Housing Complex, Discusses Work to Support Housing Assistance Programs for Nevada’s Homeless Veterans

CARSON CITY, NV --Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) toured the Richards Crossing Housing Complex in Carson City. Richards Crossing Housing Complex provides housing to low-income and homeless individuals through project based-vouchers and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Veterans Affairs and Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Vouchers. Just last week, Rosen led a bipartisan group of 22 Senators in sending a letter to Senate appropriators, requesting robust funding for the HUD...

Rosen Announces $814,000 In Affordable Housing Grants Awarded to Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of NeighborWorks America grants awarded to affordable housing organizations in Nevada totaling $814,000. Rosen has consistently been one of Congress’s biggest advocates for preserving the NeighborWorks program and increasing its funding. President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget, released this week, would cut funding for NeighborWorks by over eighty percent.
 
“The lack of access to...