Hoeven Announces More than $15.6 Million in Funding to Support Affordable Housing in North Dakota

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded more than $15.6 million in funding to support affordable, quality housing in North Dakota. Details of the funding are as follows:

Community Development Block (CDBG) Grants – The funds will help provide quality housing and expand economic opportunities for low- and middle-income individuals and families.

  • State of North Dakota – $3,955,356
  • City of Fargo – $760,623
  • City of Grand Forks – $430,422
  • City of Bismarck – $376,992

HOME Program – The funds help expand the supply of quality, affordable housing to low-income families.

  • State of North Dakota - $3,005,732
  • City of Fargo – $454,741

Housing Trust Fund (HTF) – The HTF is an affordable housing production program that will complement existing efforts to preserve the quality of affordable housing.

  • State of North Dakota – $3,000,000

Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) – The funds help individuals quickly re-secure permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness, as well as to invest in homelessness prevention and emergency homeless shelters.

  • State of North Dakota – $465,045

Public Housing Capital Fund – The funds are to be used to rehabilitate and develop public housing.

  • Fargo Housing and Redevelopment Authority – $975,714
  • Burleigh County Housing Authority – $657,953
  • Minot Housing Authority – $515,912
  • Housing Authority of Cass County – $256,512
  • Housing Authority of the City of Williston – $213,612
  • Ramsey County Housing Authority – $141,012
  • Rolette County Housing Authority – $123,039
  • Barnes County Housing Authority – $92,770
  • Mercer County Housing Authority – $73,353
  • Traill County Housing Authority – $57,909
  • Nelson County Housing Authority – $51,883
  • Towner County Housing Authority – $40,948
  • Benson County Housing Authority – $32,623
  • Emmons County Housing Authority – $29,457
  • McIntosh County Housing Authority – $14,549

“It’s important for communities throughout our state to assist those who have fallen on difficult times and may not have a healthy and safe place to call home,” Hoeven said. “Today’s funds will help do just that by investing in quality housing and providing housing opportunities to low-income individuals and families.”