HUD awards grants to area HRAs

The federal Housing and Urban Development department recently awarded $39 million to preserve public housing in the state.

According to a release, the annual grants allow public housing authorities to build, renovate and modernize community public housing.

The HRA in Bemidji received over $234,000, in Bagley, over $60,000, in Cass Lake, over $101,000, in Park Rapids, over $110,000, and in Walker, over $46,000.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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