WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement announcing Las Vegas has been awarded multiple grants totaling $4,900,673 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to be used to support housing projects in the Las Vegas community. 

“During this public health crisis and period of economic uncertainty, access to safe and affordable housing is more important than ever,” said Senator Rosen. “Unfortunately, far too many Nevadans are facing difficulty in finding and maintaining housing during this coronavirus pandemic. This grant funding will work to provide Las Vegas residents with much-needed housing support. I will continue working in Congress to ensure that all Nevadans can find safe and affordable housing.”

BACKGROUND: This grant funding was made available through the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Senator Rosen voted in support of, and was signed into law on March 27, 2020.

The total grant funding is broken down below: 

Grant

Grantee

Amount

CDBG-CV1

LAS VEGAS (NV)

$3,082,302

ESG-CV1

LAS VEGAS (NV)

$1,537,579

HOPWA-CV1

LAS VEGAS (NV)

$280,792

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