HUD Awards $12.9M to Prevent Homelessness After Foster Care
In an effort to help youth transitioning out of foster care, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded $12.9 million to help them find affordable housing and avoid or escape homelessness.
The funding went to 16 public housing agencies (PHAs) in nine states was awarded through HUD’s Foster Youth to Independence Initiative.
Under the program, PHAs that have a partnership with public child welfare agencies can provide housing choice vouchers to young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 who left foster care or will leave foster care in the next 90 days and are at risk of or experiencing homelessness.
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