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Delaware Gets $7.9 Million to Combat Homelessness

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Delaware now has almost $8 million more dollars to end homelessness in the first state. 

The money is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) $1.95 billion in grant money awarded to 7,600 homeless assistance programs across the country.

Twenty-nine of those programs are in Delaware, most of them in New Castle County. Delaware's portion of the HUD funds totals $7,858,054.

HUD estimates more than half a million people are homeless on any given night in the US.

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