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Gary Miller

$1.4 million OPM. Yours and my money before the government took it.
Qualification determined by HUD slum populations, not city populations. Galveston is the smallest city with enough HUD slum population to qualify for these OPM grants.

Susan Fennewald

IT may be helpful to readers to know how many public housing units the various cities have.

Galveston has 451. If it rebuilds the 529 units, then it will have 980.
Waco has 902.
Laredo has 994.
Brownsville has 938.
Austin has 1929.
Corpus Christi has 1836.
Houston has 3691.
Dallas has 3752.
Fort Worth has 2800.
San Antonio has 7572.

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