Patch: Alameda Gets Money For Housing

Patch: Alameda Gets Money For Housing
November 6, 2017 Peter

Six cities in Alameda County will receive millions of dollars in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, a U.S. representative’s office said. A total of $12.8 million will be split among the cities of Oakland, Alameda, San Leandro, Albany, Emeryville and Piedmont, the office of Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, said. Oakland will receive nearly $7 million under HUD’s Community Development Block Grant program while Albany, Emeryville and Piedmont will receive nearly $200,000. The money will go toward jurisdictional and homeowner rehabilitation projects, according to Lee’s office. Lee’s district will also receive $25,000 for fair housing counseling and tenant and landlord services in the cities receiving the grants.

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