HUD Announces Grants For Homeless In New Mexico

KRWG News – ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRWG) Six programs for the homeless in New Mexico will share more than $1.95 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The grants announced Thursday were for local projects that have never received HUD homeless funds in the past.

They will fund housing and support services to homeless individuals and families.

The Community Area Resource Enterprise in Gallup will receive the largest grant,for $400,000.

The Santa Fe-based New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness will receive nearly $395,000, while the Crisis Center of Northern New Mexico in Espanola will get more than $380,000.

La Casa Inc. in Las Cruces is receiving more than $292,000, the Socorro County Housing Authority is receiving nearly $291,000 and Santa Fe's St. Elizabeth Shelter will get about $192,000.

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