US HUD announces 2011 Sustainable Communities Grants

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The recipients of the 2011 United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Sustainable Development Awards were recently announced. The grant program, in partnership with the US Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency, was put in place to help communities across the country achieve their economic and environmental development goals, by connecting housing with good jobs, quality schools and transportation.

In total, nearly $96 million was given to 27 communities and organizations in the Community Challenge category and 29 regional areas received Regional Planning awards.

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