Padilla Announces $2.2 Million in Grants for Housing Counseling Programs in California

Resources to provide affordable housing guidance and support made possible through the American Rescue Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) announced that six grants, totaling over $2.2 million, were awarded to California organizations through the NeighborWorks Housing Stability Counseling Program. These grant funds aim to help eligible nonprofits and agencies that provide direct counseling services to individuals and families facing housing instability, such as eviction, foreclosure, and homelessness.

The funding was made available through the American Rescue Plan of 2021, which Padilla voted to pass.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated an already acute affordable housing crisis for many Californians. I am grateful to see organizations working to provide valuable housing counseling services across California awarded with this federal support,” Senator Padilla said. “Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, this funding will help community organizations keep more people in their homes by providing planning and resources to connect Californians to affordable housing.”

Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond$224,640.00 
Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County$504,450.00 
Neighborhood Housing Services of the Inland Empire, Inc.$273,122.93 
Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services$504,450.00 
NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center Sacramento Region$504,450.00 
The Unity Council (Oakland)$202,176.00 

NeighborWorks America is a congressionally chartered and funded nonpartisan nonprofit, supporting organizations that provide communities with affordable housing, financial counseling and coaching, training, and resident engagement and collaboration in the areas of health, employment and education.


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