05.19.20

Gardner Announces Colorado Will Receive $2.4 Million from HUD to Combat COVID-19

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced today that public housing authorities in Colorado will receive a combined total of $2,417,805 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support preventing, preparing, and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in public housing.

“We must ensure communities across all four corners of Colorado are receiving support to combat COVID-19,” said Senator Gardner. “I’m pleased to see this important funding awarded to nine public housing authorities in Colorado to help address the pandemic.”

This funding is in addition to the $4.4 million$4.3 million and the $34 million that Senator Gardner announced Colorado received from HUD last month and was provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020.

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

The following housing authorities in Colorado will receive funding:

  • Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver – $287,406
  • Boulder Housing Partners – $270,349
  • Fort Collins Housing Authority – $261,490
  • Arvada Housing Authority – $93,163
  • Grand Junction Housing Authority – $111,585
  • Aurora Housing Authority – $150,605
  • Adams County Housing Authority – $61,143
  • Jefferson County Housing Authority – $491,767
  • Colorado Division of Housing – $690,297

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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.