"Without access to housing nothing else in your life works," Sen.
Tina Smith says.
"Not your job, your health, your education, or your family."
Smith, a Democrat from Minnesota, and Sen.
Amy Klobuchar, a Republican, announced Tuesday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding more than $3.1 million in grants to help homeless people in rural and unsheltered communities, the St.
Paul Pioneer Press reports.
"These grants and vouchers will help give communities in Greater Minnesota the resources they need to improve living conditions for homeless Minnesotans," Klobuchar said in a statement.
The grants, which are being awarded through the department's Continuum of Care program, "will help people experiencing homelessness access safe, dignified shelter, and the support services they need," Klobuchar said.
"All Minnesotans deserve to have a stable roof over their heads, especially in the middle of a Minnesota winter," she added. Read the Entire Article
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