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HUD Approves $1.2B in Grants for Mississippi

Dec 20, 2006By

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson today approved $1.2 billion in grant assistance for the state of Mississippi, including $700 million for the second phase of Mississippi’s Homeowner Assistance Program to help thousands of lower-income homeowners recover from Hurricane Katrina. In addition, Jackson gave the Department’s green light to a $500 million plan to support economic development and job growth in 49 disaster-affected counties in the State.