Stefanik announces HUD grant for North Country town

HOGANSBURG, N.Y. (WCAX) Some residents in New York's North Country in need of housing are getting help thanks to a federal grant to the Akwesasne Housing Authority in Hogansburg.

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-New York, says $200,000 will help the housing authority offers programs to help New Yorkers increase or eliminate the need for welfare, improve living conditions and secure housing.

The grant coordinator says this is exciting news and she looks forward to providing services to elderly and disabled residents.