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.
(Copyright (c) 2019 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)