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$1.3 Million in grants to provide NC housing

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Senator Kay Hagan announced Friday awarding of grants to assist low-income and homeless North Carolinians.

The grants, worth $1.3 million, were awarded through the Federal Loan Bank Atlanta Affordable Housing Program and will be used to rehabilitate housing and build new homes.

Of the five grants, one will be going to Heritage Park in Charlotte. The $500,000 grant will go to help complete renovation and rehabilitation of 151 two-story apartment buildings in Charlotte.

Officials say the project will modernize the physical property condition and quality of life for very low-income residents.

"I'm pleased these grants will help provide housing to North Carolinians who truly need a place to call home," Hagan said. "No one should have to wonder where they will sleep each night, and these organizations will help put a roof over the heads of many folks in our state."

The other four grants will go to projects in Asheville, Lexington, and Swannanoa North Carolina.

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