Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik today announced $2,297,962 in grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for North Country communities.

“Today, I am announcing nearly $2.3 million of taxpayer dollars will return to our district to support our communities,” Stefanik said. “These grants will allow our state and local governments to address Glens Falls’ and Watertown’s specific needs and provide housing assistance for low-income residents in Jefferson County.”

A breakdown of the funding can be seen here:

  • $481,080 in Community Development Block Grants for Glens Falls
  • $905,080 in Community Development Block Grants for Watertown
  • $911,802 in HOME grants for Jefferson County

Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) are flexible funding to states and local governments for a range of services to address coronavirus impacts at the community level.

HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) fund the building, buying, and/or rehabilitating affordable housing for rent or homeownership or direct rental assistance for low-income residents.

These grants are awarded by HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development through Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations.