Housing Authority in Birmingham breaks down use of federal dollars

Major {}housing development renovations are underway with the help of federal dollars.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded more-than $54 million this year to public housing authorities in Alabama.The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District received more than $8 million dollars this year, far more than any other authority in the state. The Authority's executive director Naomi Truman says all 14 housing developments will receive some of this year's money with Elyton Village and Marks Village receiving the most, $2 million and $1.5 million, respectively.{}Truman says Elyton Village, for the last couple of years, has been undergoing major renovations. Marks Village will receive roof replacements and re-painting services.{}Stay with ABC 33/40 for more on this developing story.For a complete breakdown of funding per housing authority, click the link below: