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Rosen Applauds $5 Million in HUD Grant Funding Awarded to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation for Affordable Housing Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of a grant totaling $5,000,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation’s Housing Authority to construct 10 new housing units. This grant is allocated by the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Competitive Grant Program which provides federal funds for affordable housing activities for safe and healthy...

Rosen Applauds Over $37 Million in HUD Grant Funding Awarded to Nevada for Affordable Housing Projects

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news of five grants totaling $37,098,054 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded to Nevada. These HOME Formula Grants are part of the American Rescue Plan Act, COVID-19 relief legislation that Senator Rosen voted to pass in March, and will fund housing projects to provide affordable and safe housing to low-income families across the Silver State.

“Across Nevada, there...

To Address Housing Crisis, Rosen Leads Colleagues in Urging Appropriators to Provide Robust Funding for NeighborWorks America

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) led 41 of her Senate colleagues in a letter to the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee urging them to provide at least $185 million in funding for the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (NeighborWorks America) in order to address the nation’s affordable housing crisis, which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the letter, the Senators state that additional...

Senator Rosen Votes to Confirm HUD Secretary Fudge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting to confirm Congresswoman Marcia Fudge as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):

“Today, I proudly voted to confirm Congresswoman Marcia Fudge to serve our nation as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development,” said Senator Rosen. “Congresswoman Fudge is a proven leader and a trailblazer in Congress. As Secretary, she will work to end discriminatory housing...

Rosen Applauds Grants Totaling $14.6 Million Awarded to Nevada Tribes for Development of Low Income Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding news that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded 17 Tribes across Nevada grants totaling $14,654,255 to aid in the development and operation of low-income housing on tribal land.

“Access to affordable housing in tribal communities is an ongoing problem in Nevada, and across the country. Tribal communities have greater rates of homelessness than any other population in the...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce $6.5 Million Grant Funding to Support Affordable Housing in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Reno Housing Authority and the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority a series of grants totaling $6,546,189. These grants will be used to fund the development and modernization of public affordable housing properties in Nevada.

“We are pleased to see this grant funding go toward Nevada organizations as they make...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce NeighborWorks Grant Funding to Support Affordable Housing in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) announced that the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, also known as NeighborWorks America, awarded the Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada and Nevada H.A.N.D a series of grants totaling over $924,000. This grant funding will be used to support affordable housing initiatives in Nevada.
 
“Especially now, access to affordable housing is critically important,” said the Senators. “We are...

Rosen Attends Virtual Grand Opening of Hope Springs Housing Project

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) participated in the virtual grand opening of Hope Springs, a Northern Nevada HOPES housing project, the first bridge-housing community in northern Nevada. In addition to providing housing, Hope Springs will offer casework management, medical and behavioral health care, and many other wrap-around support services to Nevadans transitioning out of homelessness.

“Permanent and stable housing is necessary for building robust, thriving...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce $600,000 HHS Grant to Assist Nevada Homeless and At-Risk Youth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement announcing that The Children’s Cabinet, a Reno-based community service organization, received a grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) totaling $600,000 over a three-year period. The funding may be used to support community outreach, temporary shelter facilities, and counseling services to runaway and homeless youth in Nevada.

“Youth homelessness is...

Rosen, Colleagues Urge the Administration to Make LIHEAP Funds Available to States, Lowering Utility Bills for Low-Income Households

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined a bipartisan letter led by Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Susan Collins (R-ME) urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to release funds for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) as swiftly and at the highest level possible under the current continuing resolution:

“As state agencies work to prepare their LIHEAP...