WASHINGTON - Senator Chuck Grassley said today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded grants totaling $95,893 to the Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency and the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority through the Family Self Sufficiency Program.
"These funds will give families the opportunity to work with housing agencies to help reach their employment goals and objectives, as well as become and remain independent from public assistance," Grassley said.
This funding will be used by the housing agencies to help link residents with training opportunities, job placement organizations, and local employers.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded funds as described below.
Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency - $31,091
Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority - $64,802