Press Release by Congresswoman Pelosi

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

$41 Million in HUD Grants for San Francisco

May 28, 1998

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) today joined with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Andrew Cuomo in announcing $41 million in grants for local housing and community development programs. "These grants will support a range of services which address the housing needs of San Francisco's diverse population. From AIDS housing to emergency shelters to CDBG economic development programs, San Franciscans of all walks of life will benefit," Pelosi said.

Under the City's 1998 Consolidated Plan, which HUD approved, San Francisco will receive:

Among the initiatives that will benefit as a result of these grants are those supporting affordable housing, public facilities, neighborhood commercial revitalization, and transitional housing for the homeless. HOPWA funds will be used to meet urgent housing and supportive services needs. "HOPWA responds to the housing concerns of people with AIDS, ensuring they have a safe and secure place to continue battling the disease without the fear of being left on the street," Pelosi said.

Rep. Pelosi also extended her thanks to Secretary Cuomo and President Clinton for their support of programs important to San Francisco.

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