Friday, August 27, 2010

$250,000 grant in Huerfano County

The Department of Local Affairs has announced that $250,000 in CDBG funds has been awarded to Huerfano County for the following project:

Huerfano County, on behalf of the South Central Council of Governments (SCCOG), has received a grant of $250,000 to continue the funding of their two-county (Huerfano and Las Animas) Single-Family, Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program. These grant funds will be used to provide low-interest loans for eighteen (18) rehabilitation projects and eight (8) essential repairs to households at 80% of the Area Median Income in these counties. This rehabilitation program has received funding from the Colorado Division of Housing since 1987 and has completed the rehabilitation of over 412 homes.