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Sewell, HUD secretary to announce federal investment in Birmingham

The major federal investment will target affordable housing and community development.

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Today, July 26th, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, AL-07, will welcome U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia L. Fudge to Birmingham, Alabama. Rep. Sewell will join Secretary Fudge, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and community leaders at a press conference to announce a major federal investment in affordable housing and community development.

“I look forward to welcoming Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge to the City of Birmingham this Wednesday and to participate in the major announcement and tour,” said Rep. Sewell. “I have been working with the City of Birmingham to address the housing needs in the Smithfield, College Hills, and Graymont neighborhoods. If awarded, this funding would be the catalyst for transformational change in the City of Birmingham.”

The press conference will be held at 10:20 a.m. at the Smithfield Court Community; 150 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. Birmingham, AL, 35203.

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