U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards Jacksonville Housing $740K in Housing Vouchers
JACKSONVILLE (December 23, 2020) - Jacksonville Housing (JH) has been awarded 100 vouchers worth a total of $740,400 through the CARES Act.
The CARES Act allowed the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to allocate additional vouchers to public housing agencies like JH non-competitively to help them prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus in their communities.
"We appreciate the assistance our federal partners have provided as we respond to the impacts of COVID-19 in our city. These additional vouchers provided through the CARES Act will fund safe, decent, sanitary housing for 100 Jacksonville residents facing homelessness," said JH interim CEO Dwayne Alexander.
Jacksonville Housing (JH) was created in 1994 to fill the need for a more effective community service oriented public housing agency. The Board of Directors consists of seven members who are appointed by the Mayor. These seven members have a strong record of success in private sector process and work hard to build a better future for the local Jacksonville community.