Good news for the Auburn Housing Authority: Additional rental assistance vouchers are coming.
Around 1,500 new private market rental assistance vouchers for New York will be included for the authority.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced new Housing Choice Vouchers Program, which brings $19,844,132 to New York.
The Auburn Housing Authority will get four new vouchers worth $25,505. The Ithaca Housing Authority will get $75,529 in vouchers, too.
The Auburn Housing Authority administers 394 Housing Choice vouchers. They provide income-eligible residents with rental payment assistance.
“With the new Housing Choice Vouchers HUD is announcing today, along with steps HUD is taking to make it easier for households to use vouchers, families across the country will have greater access to safe, stable, and affordable housing and the opportunities that come with it,” said HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge said in a press release issued Saturday.
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