Hagan Announces $250K Federal Grant to City of Concord Housing Department

HUD funding will support public housing authorities in addressing safety and security threats to residents

Washington, DC – August 2, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Kay Hagan announced today that the City of Concord Housing Department will receive a $250,000 grant to bolster security and safety within its public housing community. The grant is awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

“I’m pleased that the City of Concord will get this funding to ensure that residents are safe and secure,” said Hagan, who is a member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs. “The HUD grant will help reduce crime and improve safety in Concord’s public housing community through critical capital improvements to security equipment.”

This grant is being distributed through HUD’s Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Program, which supports public housing authorities as they address safety and security threat levels. These grants may be used to install, repair, or replace capital needs items including security systems/surveillance cameras, fencing, lighting systems, emergency alarm systems, window bars, deadbolt locks and doors.

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