New Hampshire housing agencies get $3.6m in HUD funding

In support of affordable housing services during the Covid-19 crisis,

Housing authorities and agencies throughout New Hampshire are receiving nearly $3.6 million through the federal CARES Act to support affordable housing during the Covid-19 crisis, members of the state’s congressional delegation have announced.

The funds – totaling $3,594,661 – is being distributed through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Public Housing Operating Fund, which is used to support housing authorities in funding the operating and maintenance expenses of their buildings, and its Housing Choice Voucher Program, which is used to help low-income, disabled and elderly people afford safe and decent housing in the private market.

Under the distribution, 14 New Hampshire housing authorities will receive a total of $1,895,201 through Public Housing Operating Fund grants:

  • Manchester Housing & Redevelopment Authority, $598,678
  • Nashua Housing Authority, $364,142
  • Portsmouth Housing Authority, $238,437
  • Rochester Housing Authority, $140,868
  • Dover Housing Authority, $106,283
  • Concord Housing Authority, $99,467
  • Somersworth Housing Authority, $95,536
  • Lebanon Housing Authority, $69,741
  • Laconia Housing & Redevelopment Authority, $40,564
  • Salem Housing Authority, $36,273
  • Claremont Housing Authority, $34,247
  • Exeter Housing Authority, $28,894
  • Berlin Housing Authority, $24,308
  • Newmarket Housing Authority, $17,763

Receiving a total of $1,699,460 HUD Housing Choice Voucher Program Grants:

  • New Hampshire Housing Finance Agency, $662,424
  • Manchester Housing & Redevelopment Authority, $339,038
  • Nashua Housing Authority, $159,914
  • Dover Housing Authority, $80,314
  • Portsmouth Housing Authority, $72,408
  • Laconia Housing & Redevelopment Authority, $65,200
  • Concord Housing Authority, $50,752
  • Berlin Housing Authority, $35,482
  • Rochester Housing Authority, $33,706
  • Somersworth Housing Authority, $32,696
  • Exeter Housing Authority, $31,876
  • Keene Housing, $30,912
  • Lebanon Housing Authority, $25,326
  • Derry Housing & Redevelopment Authority, $22,202
  • Claremont Housing Authority, $19,506
  • Harbor Homes Inc., $15,606
  • Newmarket Housing Authority, $12,386
  • Lancaster Housing Authority, $7,576

• Northumberland Housing Authority, $2,136

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