HOME is provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide decent, affordable housing for low income individuals.
Our Successes with this Program
In conjunction with the Community Development Block Grant, we were able to accomplish the following for the families of Aurora:
Provided 331 Aurora residents with job training and skill development services to cope with a challenging economy.
Funded urgent upgrades to 63 housing units ensuring that Aurora's housing stock is decent and safe.
Assisted 139 Aurora households with foreclosure prevention services so
that residents with financial problems could keep their homes.
Assisted 733 Aurora residents (including children and veterans) to avoid
homelessness by providing shelter, counseling, training, legal aid and
The HOME Investment Partnership Act receives
approximately $450,000 annually from Federal money, which has been
declining at the rate of 3-5%. The Community Development Block Grant
receives approximately $1.3 million annually. Through this funding we
were able to assist over 2,000 residents in 2012.