South Bend, Elkhart, Mishawaka get shares of $22.5 million housing grants


By: Associated Press

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Forty-one public housing authorities in Indiana are sharing in roughly $22.5 million in federal funding to make improvements to properties.

The grants are from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Evansville Courier & Press reported Monday that the housing authority for the city of Gary is getting the largest of Indiana’s grants at more than $3.5 million, followed by the Indianapolis Housing Agency at roughly $2.6 million.

The city of South Bend is getting $1,233,005, while Elkhart is getting $869,951 and Mishawaka is getting $376,682.

Other housing authorities getting grants topping $1 million are in Fort Wayne, East Chicago, Evansville, New Albany and Terre Haute.

The smallest grant of roughly $39,000 is going to the housing authority in the northeastern Indiana community of Fremont.