A West-Central Minnesota homeless coalition taps into a $100 million state grant to address homelessness in the area and build affordable housing.
According to Rhonda Otteson, southwest regional coordinator for the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, most Minnesota counties don't have sufficient affordable housing for poor individuals and families, including seniors, people with disabilities and disadvantaged youth.
Federal Programs Related to - Housing, General/Other
Programs that seek to meet the basic shelter needs of the community by providing temporary shelter for people who are in emergency situations, home improvement programs, housing location assistance and a variety of housing alternatives.
Programs that provide supportive services which help people obtain and remain in suitable housing. Housing Search and Information; Housing Search Assistance; Relocation Assistance; Roommate Matching Assistance
Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless
Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.
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Homeless Coalition Taps Into $100 Million to Build Affordable Housing