06.04.20

Gardner Announces $44 Million in HUD Grants for Colorado to Respond to COVID-19

Washington, D.C – Today U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will provide Colorado a combined total of $44,195,794 in Emergency Solutions Grants to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 among individuals who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance.

“COVID-19 has affected our entire country and we must ensure relief is reaching everyone in need,” said Senator Gardner. “I’m proud to see this important funding delivered to communities across Colorado to support additional homeless assistance to mitigate the impacts of this pandemic.”

This funding is made available by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and is in addition to the $2.4 million and $12.7 million that Senator Gardner announced Colorado received from HUD in May and the $4.4 million$4.3 million and $34 million Colorado received from HUD in April. 

You can read more about Senator Gardner’s actions to protect Coloradans from COVID-19 here.

The following areas will receive funding:

  • Aurora - $4,171,770
  • Colorado Springs - $5,097,279
  • Denver - $9,042,223
  • Colorado State Balance - $25,884,522

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.