WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced that $308,634 will be awarded to four housing centers across Iowa.  The funding comes from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funding will be used to hire Service Coordinators for housing centers that assist elderly and nonelderly individuals with disabilities who live in or are assisted by HUD housing to help them live independently. Harkin is a senior member of the Appropriations subcommittee that funds housing initiatives.

"This funding supports some of the most vulnerable in our community, allowing them to thrive and live independently, while also supporting jobs," said Harkin.  

Details of the funding are below.
Bettendorf-Spruce Hills Village $79,532
Dubuque- St. Mary's Apartments $92,250
Nevada-Meadows Apartments $67,026
Waterloo-Liberty Manor Apartments $69,826

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