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 pleased to see that this grant funding will go toward supporting affordable housing initiatives in Nevada, allowing more Nevada families a safe place to live and call home. We will continue working to ensure Nevada’s hard-working families can find affordable housing and providing resources to those in need.”
BACKGROUND: NeighborWorks America is a Congressionally-chartered, national nonprofit, that helps create opportunities for Americans to live in affordable and safe homes by providing community development organizations in all fifty states with financial resources and counseling services.
The grant funding will be distributed as follows:
• Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada, Inc. $474,000
• Nevada H.A.N.D., Inc. $450,000