Mayor Mayo Joins Effort to End Veterans Homelessness

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 18, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — What: Mayor Mayo joins effort to end Veterans homelessness.  The Louisiana Housing Corporation pledges an additional $134,775 in Emergency Shelter Grant funding to be awarded to The Wellspring via the City of Monroe Community Development Division.

This funding is in line with the White House initiative to help end Veteran homelessness.  Mayor Mayo plans to submit a resolution, at the August 25 Monroe City Council meting, in support of this federal initiative and requesting the council to approve the allocation of this funding to The Wellspring.

When:  1:30 pm Tuesday, August 11, 2015 (Today)

Where: Monroe City Hall – Mayor’s Press Room

Parties Involved:  Mayor Jamie Mayo, Louisiana Housing Corporation, City of Monroe Community Development Division, The Wellspring.

Comments:

Mayor Jamie Mayo says, “We are proud to join this federal initiative to give much needed shelter, comfort and stability to the men and women who have served in our nation’s military.  We are thankful for the increased funding from the Louisiana Housing Corporation, and our partnership with The Wellspring.

Nicole Sweazy, Executive Director of the Louisiana Housing Authority, says, “The LHC is proud to be a partner working to end Veteran homelessness in Monroe.”

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