Augusta is slated to receive $10.35 million in HUD money next year -- $1.32 million more than this year -- as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's proposed $28 billion fiscal year 2000 budget.
Georgia cities will receive a total of $244.6 million if the budget is approved by Congress later this year, according to HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo.
Here's a breakdown of proposed funding for Augusta:
-- Community Development Block Grant to help governments with programs to revitalize neighborhoods by renovating housing and providing public facilities, $2.9 million.
-- HOME Investment Partnership, $1.3 million.
-- Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS, $0; statewide, $5.6 million is budgeted.
-- Emergency Shelter Grant, $101,000.
-- Continuum of Care (Homeless Assistance), $719,000.
-- Regional Connections to help communities develop smarter growth strategies across jurisdictional lines, demolish abandoned buildings and clean up moderately contaminated business and industrial sites.
-- Public Housing Operating Subsidies, $4.4 million.
-- FY 2000 New Incremental Vouchers to help low-income families afford apartments, $821,000.
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