Housing Assistance: An Inventory of Fiscal Year 2010 Programs, Tax Expenditures, and Other Activities

U.S. Government Accountability Office

National Farmworker Jobs Program - Housing Assistance

Administering Agency/Entity Department of Labor
Short Description Provides funding through competition to community-based organizations to ensure that housing supportive services are provided to eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers with the greatest housing assistance need. Housing assistance includes direct payments for emergency and temporary housing and for direct investments in housing assistance for migrant and seasonal farmworkers at their home base. Other indirect assistance includes leveraging services to increase or maintain housing stock available to farmworkers and housing development designed to improve living conditions for underserved farmworker communities.
Primary Purpose Rental assistance for tenants
Type of Housing Supported Rental Housing
Type of Assistance Grant
Fiscal Year 2010 Obligations $5,700,000; obligations represent allocations for housing activities in program year 2010.

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