Central Texas programs share in nearly $2B in HUD grants

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(KWTX) Central Texas will receive a share of nearly $2 billion in grants to homeless assistance programs, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Friday.

"Today we make another critical investment to those persons and families living in our shelters and on our streets," HUD Secretary Ben Carson said.

"These new programs will join those already on the front lines in their communities working to end homelessness."

More than $97.2 million of the total goes to support homeless programs in Texas.

Waco-McLennan County programs will receive just more than $1 million.

Killeen programs will receive almost $430,000.

“Combined with new grants, this funding represents a record investment to support state and local efforts across the nation to reduce and end homelessness,” the Department of Housing and Urban Development said in a press release Friday.

Killeen:

FIC RRH Killeen FY18 R $429,652

Waco-McLennan County

Housing Navigator Grant FY2018 R $173,048
Permanent Supported Housing Grant 1 FY2018 R $135,803
Permanent Supported Housing Grant 2 FY2018 R $121,502
Rapid Rehousing Grant 1 FY2018 R $78,662
FY 2018 The Salvation Army - Waco Consolidation RRH Renewal R $94,077
FY 2018 The Salvation Army - Waco SSO Coordinated Entry R $43,590
FY 2018 The Salvation Army-Waco SSO CE Expansion New $15,211
Heart of Texas HMIS 2018 R $62,653
Permanent Supportive Housing Program R $51,367
Rapid Re-Housing Program R $85,655
Transitional Housing Program R $131,816
Planning Application FY2018 $49,923
Total: $1,043,307