Gov. Patrick Announces $25 Million to Fund New Housing Units for Homeless, Veterans, Elderly


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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced more than $25 million in funds to help build more than 335 housing units for the homeless, veterans and very low-income seniors and families.

The state is rapidly working to reduce the number of homeless families living in hotels and motels. Patrick also handed out more than 200 new housing vouchers, which are part of the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program. These vouchers enable homeless families to relocate into existing housing developments with long-term affordability restrictions.


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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.

Federal Programs Related to - Housing Support

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

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Residential facilities for older adults who are unable to function in an independent living environment. Adult Foster Care; Assisted Living; Continuing Care Retirement Communities; Life Care Communities; Senior Residential Care Homes; CCRC's; Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly; Senior Board & Care

    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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    Programs that are concerned with the effective functioning of government, including the administration of public agencies and the actions and decisions of public officials. Bankruptcy Programs; Election Regulation; Government Reform (+ Advocacy); Social Security Reform (+ Advocacy)

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    Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

    See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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