The Rio Grande Valley is getting $5.5 million dollars in stimulus funds to help the homeless and struggling families avoid eviction.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced more than $1 billion dollars in grants.
Texas is receiving $41.2 million dollars from the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program.
Three Valley communities are among the recipients. Combined, they are getting about one-eighth of the funding in Texas.
Hidalgo County $3,463,905