Local & Regional
Sun March 18, 2012
Oklahoma gets $126,523 in housing counseling grants
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $126,523 in housing counseling grants to six organizations in Oklahoma.
HUD officials announced Friday that the funding is part of $42 million that was awarded nationwide.
The Community Development Support Association in Enid received the most money, $24,465. Officials say $23,424 went to Ki Bois Community Action Foundation in Stigler and $22,986 was given to the Community Action Agency for Oklahoma City and Oklahoma and Canadian Counties.
Other grants were $19,141 for Housing Partners of Tulsa; $18,549 for Housing Authority of the City of Muskogee and $17,958 for Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central Oklahoma in Bethany.
HUD says the funding will help families become and remain homeowners; provide assistance to renters and the homeless and offer financial literacy training.