ND Delegation: Administration Approves North Dakota Request for Additional Flexibility to Use CARES Act Funding for Low-Income Rental Assistance

BISMARCK, N.D. - Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Representative Kelly Armstrong today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued guidance allowing the State of North Dakota to use Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds for low-income rental assistance. The North Dakota Department of Health and the North Dakota Department of Commerce previously established a temporary rental assistance program for households with 60 percent o… Continue Reading


Hoeven Meets With USDA Under Secretary Northey

Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, along with Senator John Boozman, this week met with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey to urge USDA to utilize the $14 billion in Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and remaining Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) funding as effectively as possible to assist farmers and ranchers. Under the C… Continue Reading


Hoeven Announces PHMSA Funding for Emergency Response Efforts in North Dakota

Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban DevelopmentAppropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded three grants to North Dakota through the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). Details are as follows: North Dakota Department of Emergency Services, Division of Homeland Security - $229,448 from the Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant Program to support the… Continue Reading