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Courtesy Lesley Lopez,
For Low- to Moderate-Income Communities
Washington D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that City of Laredo has been awarded three grants, totaling $5,477,864 in federal funds, from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The City of Laredo will receive $3,936,450.00 from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, a non-competitive program that provides direct annual funding to qualified entitlement communities. 
The HOME program awarded Laredo $1,381,796.00. HOME provides formula grants to States and localities that communities use-often in partnership with local nonprofit groups-to fund …