$6.5M headed to S. Nevada to fight homelessness

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Updated: 8/04 12:58 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than $6.5 million in federal money is headed to southern Nevada to help tackle homelessness.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday.

A $4.6 million Community Development Block Grant is aimed at developing housing and expanding economic opportunity for low- and moderate-income residents.

A $363,000 Emergency Solutions Grant is focused on engaging people who live on the streets and improving the number and quality of emergency shelters.

A $1.6 million HOME Grant is aimed at expanding affordable housing for low- and very low-income residents.

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goldfinger - 8/8/2014 6:44 AM
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If the degenerates of the house passed the extension we wouldn't have all these people homeless this money should be helping everyone not just one state

LASD1096 - 8/5/2014 9:57 AM
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Kramer, obviously a fan of Reid. I see you bash people all the tiem. I see the homeless in Reno/Sparks with no real place to go, that money should be divided between both ends of the state. nuff said.

Kramer - 8/4/2014 4:25 PM
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Reno has plenty of empty commercial space available to warehouse 'em

Kramer - 8/4/2014 4:24 PM
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just a perjorative comment, maybe lost wages has more homeless, or more likely, is more indifferent to them. I'm no fan of Reid, but flimsy excuse to bash him

LASD1096 - 8/4/2014 3:03 PM
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Why is Northern Nevada not included in this grant, oh I forgot, Reid is from Southern NV, Northern Nevada does not exist for him.
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