Funding for housing and infrastructure projects announced

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WASHINGTON (CBS19 NEWS) -- Several redevelopment and housing authorities across Virginia are getting money to develop, finance and modernize public housing developments.

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced more than $43 million in federal funding on Thursday.

The money is going to 26 municipalities, including the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

The money has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Public Housing Capital Fund.

"All Virginians deserve access to safe and affordable housing," said the senators. "We are pleased that this federal funding will help make a difference in communities across Virginia."

According to a release, the fund provides critical federal dollars to Public Housing Agencies in Virginia.

The CRHA is getting nearly $875,000. Other localities getting funding include Abingdon, Bristol, Coeburn, Danville, Franklin, Hampton, Jonesville, Lynchburg, Marion, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Richmond, Suffolk, Waynesboro, and Williamsburg among others.



 
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