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Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces $511,476 in Grant Funds Awarded to Mississippi Housing Agencies

June 10, 2020
Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                         Contact: Stephanie Booker

June 10, 2020                                                                                               601-866-9003

 

Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces $511,476 in Grant Funds Awarded to Mississippi

Housing Agencies

 

Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $ 511,476 through the Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grants Program to housing agencies in the MS Second Congressional District. The purpose of this program is to provide funds to HUD approved housing counseling agencies that provide counseling and advice to tenants and homeowners, with respect to property maintenance, financial management and literacy, and other matters as may be appropriate to assist program clients in improving their housing conditions, meeting their financial needs, and fulfilling the responsibilities of tenancy or homeownership.

 

Housing Agency

Amount

Contact

MISSISSIPPI HOMEBUYER EDUCATION CENTER- INITIATIVE

350 West Woodrow Wilson Ave, Suite 3480, Jackson, MS

$245,379.00

Eric Rick Eades

601-291-2811

HOUSING EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INC.

3405 Medgar Evers Blvd

Jackson, MS

$27,896.00

Charles Harris

601-981-1960

MISSISSIPPI HOME CORPORATION      

735 Riverside Drive

Jackson, MS

$238,201.00

Scott Spivey

601-718-4642