Northampton County Accepting Applications for Affordable Housing Program Grants

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WHO: Lamont McClure & Dept. of Community and Economic Development

WHAT: Affordable Housing Program Grants

WHERE: Northampton County

WHEN: July 15– September 13, 2019

 

Lamont McClure and the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announce that the County of Northampton will begin accepting applications for 2019 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants on July 15th. AHP funds are available to eligible non-profits, public agencies, local governments, government authorities and private, low-income housing providers.

Grants can be used to maintain or increase the availability of quality affordable housing for residents of Northampton County whose annual incomes are below 80% of the household median income for the County using the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 8 income limits for 2019.

Proposed projects must fall into one of three categories:

  • Create, retain or improve rental units or owner-occupied housing
  • Emergency housing services
  • Transitional housing facilities and affordable housing supportive services

Applications open on July 15th and close September 13, 2019.

Details and applications can be found on the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) webpage: https://www.northamptoncounty.org/CMTYECDV/Pages/Apply-for-Funding.aspx

Information provided to TVL by:
Becky Bartlett
Deputy Director of Administration
Northampton County Government Center
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042
https://www.northamptoncounty.org/