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HUD awards $80K to Kenwood affordable apartments for financial self-sufficiency program

February 16, 2024

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A Hyde Park Herald piece

An affordable apartment building in Kenwood is getting a program aimed at helping families achieve financial independence thanks to an influx of federal dollars. 

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced more than $86,200 in funding will go towards hiring Family-Self Sufficiency (FSS) program coordinators for Kenwood’s Greenwood Park Apartments, 1015 E. 47th St. The award is part of a $2 million in total program funding across the Chicago area.

A 122-unit complex, the apartments are owned by nonprofit developer the Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH).

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