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What's New in Workforce Investment Archive: Headlines (2001)

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HUD Announces $1 Billion in Grants for Services to Homeless
Nov 21, 2001
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced on November 20 that more than 2,500 individual projects -- over 90 percent of which are administered by non-profit organizations -- will receive Continuum of Care funding. More than 1,300 projects will serve homeless veterans. More than 400 projects, awarded a total of $133 million, will be operated by faith-based organizations. In addition to providing transitional and permanent housing opportunities, these HUD Continuum of Care grants fund supportive services including job training, health care, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, child care and living skills training.