Congressman Fred Keller announces affordable housing grant

September 14, 2020
Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a grant to the City of Williamsport.


A grant in the amount of $228,630 will be administered as part of HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. This program, funded by the CARES Act, provides supplemental funding to local governments to aid in their response to the challenges presented by COVID-19.


On the awarding of the grant, Congressman Fred Keller made the following statement:


“This pandemic has created problems for local governments that no amount of foresight could have prevented. However, HUD’s decisive action will enable Williamsport to take critical action in responding to the coronavirus.


“I thank Secretary Carson and HUD for their support and will continue to advocate for cities and towns across our district to ensure they receive the funds they need to implement effective COVID-19 response measures.”