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February 19, 2013

Rep. Dave Loebsack announces more than $1.1 million to assist low income Iowans find jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Dave Loebsack announced that housing authorities across Iowa will receive a total of $1,149,586 to provide funding for communities that create partnerships to help low income families obtain employment that will lead to economic independence.  Housing authorities receiving funding to work in communities in the Second District include those in Iowa City, Muscatine and Cedar Rapids.

“Helping communities supply low income families with the tools needed to find employment is a win-win situation,” said Loebsack.  “It is important that everyone is provided an opportunity to be able to support and care for their families.”

Details of the grant funding follow.

Second District

Iowa City Housing Authority - $121,721

Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency - $55,309

City of Cedar Rapids - $138,000

 Total - $315,030

Statewide

Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority - $57,529

City of Des Moines Municipal Housing Authority - $132,973

City of Dubuque - $63,478

City of Sioux City Housing Authority - $138,000

Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority - $138,000

Mid Iowa Regional Housing Authority - $23,528

Municipal Housing Authority of Council Bluffs - $48,676

Municipal Housing Agency of Fort Dodge - $102,766

Northeast Nebraska Joint Housing Authority - $40,756

Region XII Regional Housing Authority - $45,000

Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority - $43,850

 Total - $834,556

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