YNDC Gets $21K from HUD for Homeownership Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. a $21,355 grant to support homeownership in the Mahoning Valley.

The funds will also help provide resources for financial stability and improved housing conditions.

“YNDC is grateful for HUD’s support of our free Housing Counseling program which allows us to continue providing this critical service empowering Mahoning Valley residents to obtain and maintain quality affordable housing and financial stability,” said YNDC’s executive director, Ian Beniston, in a statement.

Added U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, in a statement announcing the funds: “I am pleased to see this federal investment to support those with limited resources in our community maintain and improve their homes. Home ownership is a bedrock of the American Dream and YNDC has made a commitment to making home ownership a reality for those who otherwise may not be able to do so.”

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.