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HUD No. 11-266
(202) 708-0685
FOR RELEASE
Wednesday
November 16, 2011

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES $749 MILLION TO FUND HOUSING
FOR VERY LOW-INCOME SENIORS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

WASHINGTON – Thousands more very low-income senior citizens and persons with disabilities will have access to affordable supportive housing thanks to $749 million in housing assistance announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These grants will help non-profit organizations produce accessible housing, offer rental assistance, and facilitate supportive services for the elderly and persons with disabilities.   

The grant funding awarded under HUD’s Sections 202 and 811 Supportive Housing programs will kick start construction or major rehabilitation on more than 189 housing developments in 42 different states and Puerto Rico.  When complete, more than 4,800 elderly households and persons with disabilities will be affordably housed with access to needed services. Read a detailed summary of each grant.

“The Obama Administration is committed to helping our senior citizens and persons with disabilities find an affordable place to live that is close to needed healthcare services and transportation,” said HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan.  “Recent bipartisan changes to these two supportive housing programs will allow us to better serve some of our more vulnerable populations who would otherwise be struggling to find a safe and decent home of their own.”

Enacted early this year with strong bipartisan support, the Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act and the Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Act provided needed enhancements and reforms to both programs.  Nonprofit grant recipients will now receive federal assistance that is better connected to state and local health care investments, allowing greater numbers of vulnerable elderly and disabled individuals to access the housing they need even more quickly.  

Section 202 Capital Advanceswill provide $545 million nationwide to 97 projects in 31 States and Puerto Rico.  In addition to funding the construction, acquisition, and rehabilitation of multifamily developments, HUD’s Section 202 program will also provide $54 million in rental assistance so that residents only pay 30 percent of their adjusted incomes.  Section 202 provides very low-income elderly persons 62 years of age or older with the opportunity to live independently in an environment that provides support services to meet their unique needs (see attached funding chart).

Section 811 Capital Advanceswill provide $137 million nationwide to assist very low-income persons with disabilities through 92 projects in 34 states.  An additional $12.6 million will be available for project rental assistance contracts (see attached funding chart).  Most of the housing supported through the Section 811 Program will be newly constructed, typically small apartment buildings, group homes for three to four persons, or condominium units that are integrated into the larger community.  Residents will pay 30 percent of their adjusted income for rent and the federal government will pay the rest.

HUD’s Section 811 program provides housing for households with one or more very low-income individuals with a disability.  Under this program at least one person must be 18 years or older and have a physical or developmental disability or chronic mental illness.  The program provides persons with disabilities the opportunity to live independently in their communities by increasing the supply of rental housing with the availability of supportive services.

HUD provides these funds to non-profit organizations in two forms:

  • Capital Advances.  This is funding that covers the cost of developing, acquiring, or rehabilitating the development.  Repayment is not required as long as the housing remains available for occupancy by very low-income elderly persons for at least 40 years for (under Section 202) or very low-income persons with disabilities (under Section 811). 
  • Project Rental Assistance Contracts.  This is funding that goes to each development to cover the difference between the residents’ contributions toward rent and the cost of operating the project. 

Residents must be “very low income” with household incomes less than 50 percent of their median for that area.  However, most households that receive Section 811 or Section 202 assistance earn less than 30 percent of the median for their area.  Generally, this means that a one-person household will have an annual income of about $13,500.

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Section 202 Grant Awards

STATE CITY GRANTEE Capital Advance 3-Year Rental Subsidy   TOTAL
Arkansas Hamburg Community Directions, Inc. $837,000 $64,500 $901,500
  McGehee Community Directions, Inc. $1,245,100 $101,100 $1,346,200
  Paragould Paragould Housing Development Corporation $1,224,100 $110,400   $1,334,500
California Duarte Southern California Presbyterian Homes $7,013,000 $742,800   $7,755,800
  Fresno Southern California Presbyterian Homes $9,409,500 $1,189,800   $10,599,300
  Gardena WASET, Inc. $5,390,200 $566,100 $5,956,300
  Los Angeles Retirement Housing Foundation $13,017,300 $1,308,900 $14,326,200
  Los Angeles Retirement Housing Foundation $12,205,900 $1,397,100 $13,603,000
  Oroville Petaluma Ecumenical Properties $7,522,100 $654,300 $8,176,400
  Petaluma Petaluma Ecumenical Properties $6,257,700 $796,800 $7,054,500
  San Diego BRIDGE Housing Corporation $4,868,300 $492,000 $5,360,300
  San Francisco Tenderloin Neighborhood Dev. Corp. $15,275,500 $1,840,200   $17,115,700
Connecticut Canaan Geer Corporation $1,622,700 $150,600 $1,773,300
  Southington Mutual Housing Association of South Central CT $6,491,100 $602,100   $7,093,200
Delaware Wilmington Ingleside Ho, Inc $5,679,700 $544,500 $6,224,200
  Wilmington The Minister of Caring Inc $4,219,200 $389,100 $4,608,300
Florida Cocoa Presbyterian Retirement Communities $8,785,500 $629,700   $9,415,200
  Labelle Rural Neighborhoods, Incorporated $3,837,200 $294,900   $4,132,100
  Miami CODEC, Inc. $7,083,300 $513,600 $7,596,900
  Pompano Beach Archdiocese of Miami $8,745,500 $649,800   $9,395,300
  St. Petersburg Diocese of St. Petersburg $9,082,600 $629,700 $9,712,300
Georgia Atlanta Mercy Housing Southeast $4,719,100 $434,700 $5,153,800
  Harlem Georgia Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. $816,000 $81,000   $897,000
  Waycross VOA Southeast,  Inc. $1,428,100 $131,400 $1,559,500
Illinois Chicago St Edmunds Redevelopment Corp $5,517,400 $409,200 $5,926,600
  Chicago Catholic Charities Housing Development Corp $6,977,900   $517,500   $7,495,400
  Chicago Catholic Charities Housing Development Corp $6,977,900 $517,500   $7,495,400
  Chicago Elderly Housing Development & Operations Corp $10,223,500 $758,100   $10,981,600
  Chicago Englewood Cooperative Apartments $3,894,600 $288,900 $4,183,500
  Pittsfield W Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging $1,959,600 $180,600   $2,140,200
Iowa Burlington W Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging $2,147,500 $156,300   $2,303,800
Kansas Wichita Mental Health Assn of S Central Kansas, Inc. $3,149,700 $279,600   $3,429,300
Kentucky Louisville Catholic Charities of Louisville $3,632,500 $321,600 $3,954,100
  Murray Wesley Corporation of Memphis $2,314,600 $214,500 $2,529,100
Louisiana Shreveport Volunteers of America National Services $5,578,900 $483,900   $6,062,800
Maine Waterville Diocesan Bureau of Housing, Inc. $3,102,000 $250,200 $3,352,200
  Waterville Diocesan Bureau of Housing, Inc. $3,245,500 $250,200 $3,495,700
Maryland Baltimore CSI Support and Development Services $6,999,400 $695,700   $7,695,100
  Baltimore Associated Jewish Fed $7,340,000 $745,200 $8,085,200
  Baltimore Associated Catholic Charities $10,520,600 $1,068,300 $11,588,900
  Emmitsburg Ho for America, Inc. $3,792,300 $385,200 $4,177,500
Massachusetts Boston Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services Inc $6,204,100 $639,000   $6,843,100
  Tewksbury Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc. $5,390,200 $511,200   $5,901,400
  Winthrop EBCDC, Inc. $4,298,600 $431,400 $4,730,000
Michigan Detroit Presbyterian Villages of Michigan $6,990,400 $639,900 $7,630,300
  East Jordan Northern Homes Community Development Corporation $972,300 $106,500   $1,078,800
  Pontiac CSI Support & Development Services $10,795,500 $972,900   $11,768,400
  Stephenson Stephenson Non Profit Housing Corporation $1,361,300 $149,100   $1,510,400
Minnesota Chaska Aeon $7,860,100 $670,800 $8,530,900
  Minneapolis CommonBond Communities $8,733,400 $745,200 $9,478,600
  Rochester CommonBond Communities $5,225,700 $496,800 $5,722,500
  St. Paul Episcopal Corp. for the Elderly $7,307,800 $608,700 $7,916,500
Missouri St. Louis National Church Residences $6,773,100 $540,000 $7,313,100
  St. Louis Lutheran Senior Services $4,643,600 $380,400 $5,024,000
Nebraska Papillion Immanuel $5,726,800 $419,400 $6,146,200
New Hampshire Lancaster SNHS Management Corporation $3,245,500 $243,300   $3,488,800
  Manchester SNHS Management Corporation $2,596,400 $194,700 $2,791,100
New Jersey Garwood Westfield Senior City Housing Corp $11,719,100 $1,588,500   $13,307,600
  Lyndhurst The Domus Corp $8,149,000 $1,096,500 $9,245,500
  Millstone Affordable Housing Alliance, Inc $1,622,700 $223,800 $1,846,500
New York Amherst Menorah Campus Inc $7,396,100 $636,600 $8,032,700
  Bronx Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty $12,855,000   $2,016,000   $14,871,000
  Jamaica The Jamaica Hospital $11,881,400 $1,860,900 $13,742,300
  Brooklyn East Brooklyn Churches Sponsoring Committee $13,179,600 $2,067,600   $15,247,200
  Henrietta Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation Inc $5,617,300 $509,400   $6,126,700
  New Rochelle UGC Foundation Inc. $5,027,200 $827,100 $5,854,300
  Syracuse Loretto Management Corporation $3,355,400 $300,000   $3,655,400
  Yonkers Westhab, Inc. $11,719,100 $1,835,100 $13,554,200
North Carolina Hendersonville Housing Assistance Corporation $3,610,000 $257,400 $3,867,400
  Lexington United Church Homes & Services Inc. $4,718,500 $321,600   $5,040,100
  Winston-Salem NC Housing Foundation Inc. $1,887,400 $128,700 $2,016,100
North Dakota Grand Forks Valley Homes and Services $3,014,600 $289,200 $3,303,800
Ohio Cincinnati Sal Army, a NY Corp $11,290,000 $1,092,000 $12,382,000
  Cincinnati Over-the-Rhine Community Housing $1,785,400 $161,100   $1,946,500
  Dayton St. Mary Development Corporation $4,693,600 $459,900   $5,153,500
  HUBBARD TRUMBULL COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORP. $4,520,000 $435,600   $4,955,600
  MAPLE HEIGHTS CLEVELAND HOUSING NETWORK, INC. $5,051,800 $486,600   $5,538,400
  Whitehall Columbus Housing Partnership, Inc. $3,894,600 $363,300   $4,257,900
Pennsylvania Butler Comm Action Partnership of Mercer Co $3,479,600 $289,800   $3,769,400
  Natrona Heights Comm Action Partnership of Mercer Co $5,567,400 463,500   $6,030,900
  Philadelphia Intercommunity Action, Inc $6,491,100 $672,900 $7,164,000
  Philadelphia Philadelphia Pres Ho & Ser for the Aging $7,737,500 $807,600   $8,545,100
Puerto Rico Utuado PathStone Community Development Corp. of PR $5,392,600 $316,200   $5,708,800
Rhode Island North Kingstown Church Community Housing Corporation $2,631,500 $223,500   $2,855,000
  Pawtucket The ARC of Blackstone Valley, Inc. $3,280,600 $282,900 $3,563,500
South Carolina Elloree Orangeburg City Council on Aging $1,252,700 $99,000 $1,351,700
Tennessee Oak Ridge CRDC $2,534,100 $227,100 $2,761,200
Texas Dallas Juliette Fowler Homes, Inc. $3,758,200 $386,100 $4,144,300
  Houston Avenue Community Development Corporation $4,178,800 $426,000 $4,604,800
  Houston Retirement Housing Foundation $6,495,300 $638,700 $7,134,000
  San Antonio Merced Housing Texas $3,441,400 $315,000 $3,756,400
  San Antonio Retirement Housing Foundation $5,099,200 $472,200 $5,571,400
Vermont Burlington Cathedral Square Corp. $4,543,800 $341,400 $4,885,200
Washington Bremerton ABHOW $9,769,000 $755,700 $10,524,700
  Colville Shalom Ecumenical Center $1,676,900 $152,100 $1,829,000
  Seattle Low Income Housing Institute $7,011,700 $584,400 $7,596,100
  Walla Walla Blue Mountain Action Council $1,582,000 $152,100 $1,734,100
    TOTAL $545,185,600 $54,150,000 $599,335,600

Section 811 Grant Awards

STATE CITY GRANTEE Capital Advance 3-Year Rental Subsidy   TOTAL
Alabama Dothan Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center, Inc. $816,000 $68,700   $884,700
Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks Resource Agency $1,718,000 $171,600 $1,889,600
  Soldotna Kenai Peninsula Housing Initiatives, Inc. $1,718,000 $171,600   $1,889,600
Arkansas Hamburg Community Directions, Inc. $1,245,100 $101,100 $1,346,200
  Harrison Boone County Special Services $1,041,100 $82,800 $1,123,900
  Little Rock Easter Seals Arkansas $1,491,100 $128,700 $1,619,800
California Marina Interim, Inc. $3,023,400 $379,500 $3,402,900
  Reseda San Fernando Valley Assoc for Retard $698,200 $106,200   $804,400
  San Francisco Mercy Housing California $2,347,800 $265,800 $2,613,600
  San Francisco Mercy Housing California $2,377,000 $284,700 $2,661,700
  Van Nuys Homes for Life Foundation $4,092,000 $424,500 $4,516,500
Colorado Broomfield Imagine! $633,700 $68,100 $701,800
  Steamboat Springs Horizons Specialized Services, Inc $1,272,700 $79,500   $1,352,200
Connecticut New London The Connection Fund, Inc $2,294,400 $180,900 $2,475,300
Florida Chipley Goodwill Industries - Big Bend $1,405,700 $137,100 $1,542,800
  Clearwater Boley Centers, Inc. $1,787,200 $129,600 $1,916,800
  Clewiston Goodwill Industries of SW FL $1,866,100 $129,600 $1,995,700
  Cocoa Abilities of Florida Inc. $872,500 $64,800 $937,300
  Ft. Myers Goodwill Industries of SW FL $1,866,100 $146,700 $2,012,800
  Lake City Volunteers of America of Florida, Inc. $1,449,100 $127,500 $1,576,600
Georgia Augusta Georgia Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. $1,476,200 $111,300 $1,587,500
  Austell Right In The Community, Inc. $422,600 $40,500 $463,100
  Austell Right In The Community, Inc. $422,600 $40,500 $463,100
  Milledgeville Georgia Behavioral Health Services, Inc. $1,224,100 $121,500 $1,345,600
  Oglethorpe Camellia Manor, Inc $615,100 $50,700 $665,800
  Reynolds The Water Oaks, Inc $615,100 $50,700 $665,800
Idaho Coeur d'Alene St. Vincent de Paul Salvage Bureau $1,428,500 $141,900 $1,570,400
Illinois Alton Wellspring Resources $1,553,400 $144,600 $1,698,000
  Crete SouthStar Services $698,200 $72,300 $770,500
  Freeport Accessible Space, INC $3,743,400 $288,900 $4,032,300
  Joliet Cornerstone Services Inc $698,200 $72,300 $770,500
  Shorewood Cornerstone Services Inc $698,200 $72,300 $770,500
           
  Shorewood Cornerstone Services Inc $698,200 $72,300 $770,500
Indiana Griffith Southlake Center for Mental Health, Inc. $2,393,200 $159,900   $2,553,100
Kentucky Louisville Cedar Lake Lodge Inc $1,065,400 $85,800 $1,151,200
  Winchester Bluegrass Regional MH/MR Board Inc $1,296,800 $107,400   $1,404,200
Louisiana Sulphur Calcasieu Association for Retarded Citizens $944,500 $76,800   $1,021,300
Maine Lewiston John F. Murphy Homes, Inc. $536,500 $25,200 $561,700
  Mechanic Falls John F. Murphy Homes, Inc. $536,500 $25,200 $561,700
Maryland Frederick Way Station $1,128,000 $99,600 $1,227,600
  Germantown Vesta, Inc. $1,534,900 $126,600 $1,661,500
  Takoma Park  Montgomery County Coalition $917,600 $88,800 $1,006,400
Massachusetts Haverhill Career Resources $657,800 $80,100 $737,900
  Westfield The Association for Community Living $657,800 $80,100   $737,900
  Westfield The Association for Community Living $657,800 $80,100   $737,900
Michigan Auburn Hills Community Housing Network $2,596,300 $192,000 $2,788,300
  Port Huron Innovative Housing Development Corporation $1,223,267 $153,600   $1,376,867
Mississippi Louisville Focus Outreach Community Development Corp. $1,483,000 $154,500   $1,637,500
Missouri Branson Dignity Now, Inc. $2,147,500 $163,200 $2,310,700
  Cuba Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. $2,004,400 $171,900 $2,176,300
  Farmington East Missouri Action Agency, Inc. $2,004,400 $171,900 $2,176,300
  Kansas City reStart Inc. $2,147,500 $163,200 $2,310,700
Nebraska Bellevue Sheltering Tree, Inc. $1,604,300 $115,500 $1,719,800
New Jersey Absecon CARING, Inc $1,234,700 $134,100 $1,368,800
  Blackwood Collaborative Supp Program of NJ Inc $1,240,800 $100,500 $1,341,300
  Blackwood Collaborative Supp Program of NJ Inc $1,553,700 $134,100   $1,687,800
  Egg Harbor Township ARC of Atlantic Co, Inc $1,771,300 $167,400     $1,938,700
  Middletown Allies, Inc $1,234,700 $179,100 $1,413,800
New York Bronx UCP Assn. of New York State, Inc. $2,342,000 $336,000 $2,678,000
  Cheektowaga Community Services for the Development Dis Inc $989,600 $89,400   $1,079,000
  East Meadow Nassau Assn. for Help of Ret. Children, Inc. $1,396,400 $310,200   $1,706,600
  Hamburg Suburban Adult Services $1,696,500 $153,000 $1,849,500
  Lake Grove Options for Community Living, Inc. $2,784,700 $387,900   $3,172,600
North Carolina Chapel Hill The Arc of North Carolina, Inc. $940,900 $64,500 $1,005,400
  Charlotte Catholic Diocese of Charlotte Housing Corp. $2,008,200 $128,700   $2,136,900
  Charlotte The Affordable Housing Group of NC Inc $1,159,600 $85,800   $1,245,400
  King Christian Village, Inc. $1,803,900 $128,700 $1,932,600
  Monroe The Arc of North Carolina, Inc. $724,800 $53,700 $778,500
  Shelby Reinvestment in Communities of Gaston County, Inc $2,174,400 $150,300   $2,324,700
Ohio Bellefontaine Housing Service Alliance $1,744,900 $170,400 $1,915,300
  TOLEDO Luther Home of Mercy $1,581,400 $153,900 $1,735,300
  WAUSEON Filling Memorial Home of Mercy, Inc. $1,581,400 $153,900   $1,735,300
Oklahoma Muskogee Greater Muskogee Comm Found $1,431,700 $101,400 $1,533,100
Oregon Portland Robison Jewish Home (dba Cedar Sinai $1,878,600 $157,200   $2,035,800
Pennsylvania Philadelphia Columbus Property Management & Development $1,135,900 $117,900   $1,253,800
  Spring City KenCrest Centers $1,730,800 $151,500 $1,882,300
Rhode Island North Smithfield NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley $1,298,200 $119,100   $1,417,300
  Providence AIDS Care Ocean State $1,763,100 $149,100 $1,912,200
  Westerly Operation Stand Down Rhode Island $1,678,800 $149,100   $1,827,900
Tennessee Knoxville Breakthrough Corporation $1,178,300 $89,100 $1,267,400
Texas Austin Easter Seals Central Texas $1,070,400 $98,400 $1,168,800
  Beaumont Spindletop MHMR Services $1,521,200 $149,100 $1,670,300
  Cleveland Tri-County Mental Health Mental Retardation Services $1,583,800 $149,100   $1,732,900
Virginia Gloucester Middle Peninsula- Northern Neck Community Services $1,325,300 $133,500   $1,458,800
Washington Kennewick Shalom Ecumenical Center $1,814,200 $163,500 $1,977,700
  Seattle Community Psychiatric Clinic $3,006,600 $250,500 $3,257,100
  Seattle Plymouth Healing Communities $859,000 $71,700 $930,700
  Spokane Community Frameworks $1,794,900 $163,500 $1,958,400
West Virginia Charleston Human Resource Development and Employment $1,694,900 $150,900   $1,845,800
Wisconsin Madison Movin' Out, INC $1,925,200 $124,500 $2,049,700
  Waukesha Hebron House of Hospitality, INC $1,298,200 $90,600 $1,388,800
  Waukesha Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin a $1,135,800 $90,600   $1,226,400
    TOTAL $136,935,267 $12,602,100 $149,537,367