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EPA looking to give out grants to address health, environment issues

EPA looking to give out grants to address health, environment issues

UNDATED -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 office in Dallas is accepting grant applications for $100,000 in funding to support projects designed to educate and enable communities to understand and address local health and environmental issues.

These grants are available in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

Eligible applicants from non-profit, faith-based and tribal organizations working in the community of the proposed project are encouraged to apply.

EPA Region 6 will award four grants of $25,000 to support projects that address a community's local environmental issues through collaborative partnerships.

UHDC recieves grant to continue house-counseling services

UHDC recieves grant to continue house-counseling services

The Universal Housing Development Corporation in Russellville has received a $41,391.11 grant for comprehensive counseling.

UHDC offers a full range  of housing-related services from rental assistance, multi-family housing, comprehensive housing counseling, and new home construction, to weatherization and several different homeowners more in-rehabilitation programs. The agency also offers homebuyer education and post-purchase education classes in both English and Spanish.

UHDC received HUD approval as a housing counseling agency in 1977.