Regional
6:07 pm
Fri October 2, 2009

Anthony, NM Housing Grant

Anthony, NM – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman has announced that Tierra Del Sol Housing Corporation in Anthony, NM has been awarded a $121,848 grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Housing Preservation Grant program.

The New Mexico nonprofit will used the funding to repair and rehabilitate the homes of five low and very-low income families in designated Colonia areas of Dona Ana County. In addition to the USDA grant, Tierra Del Sol will provide more than $300,000 from other sources.

"The grant awarded today will make it possible for Tierra Del Sol to improve the lives of several families in Anthony by helping ensure they have affordable housing," Bingaman said.