$4.6M in aid to create new homes for low-income seniors

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The federal government has awarded $4.6 million in funding to build homes for low-income seniors in Connecticut, officials said Friday.

The $4.6 million in housing assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to New Samaritan Corporation will also fund rental assistance and supportive services delivery for low-income seniors in Hartford.

It’s part of more than $50 million in housing assistance awarded nationally.

HUD Regional Administrator David Tille said the money will create about 22 new homes in Connecticut.

“This funding helps fill a critical need to expand affordable housing opportunities for seniors in Connecticut,” he said in a statement.

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