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Grant monies for home renovations

Low-income Grambling and Simsboro residents may apply

The village of Simsboro for the second time has received a Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) fund for the fiscal year 2012-13 in the amount of $230,787.81.

The village of Simsboro and Grambling State University, via its faculty personnel, have received the funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) via its Rural Housing Service (RHS) to initiate activities that are designed to provide housing renovation assistance to low and very low-income residents of the Simsboro and Grambling areas of Lincoln Parish. The purpose is to renovate their dilapidated single-family housing units in order for these housing units to meet the area building code.

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