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HHA secures over $700,000 in funding to end homelessness in Okaloosa and Walton County

The Homelessness and Housing Alliance was awarded $708,359 by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to support projects aimed at ending homelessness in our community. The largest component of the grant will fund Bridgeway’s Independent Living Program, which provides permanent supportive housing options to the most vulnerable in our community. Permanent supportive housing is a critical component to ending …

Funding Formula for Federal Homeless Resources puts Okaloosa and Walton County at a Disadvantage

Data released by the National Homeless Information Project shows how HUD’s funding formula puts smaller communities, like ours, at a disadvantage when it comes to ending homelessness. The report looks at how much funding each COC receives and the number of unhoused individuals that reside in the COC. In 2021, for every person experiencing homelessness in our community, Okaloosa and …