Public Housing Drug Elimination Program Resource Document
Congress authorized the Public Housing Drug Elimination Program (PHDEP) as part of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, to help public housing agencies and Indian housing authorities combat drug use and drug-related ,crime in their developments. To date, Congress has appropriated five rounds of funding for PHDEP grants: $8.2 million in FY 1989; $97.4 million in FY 1990; $140.8 million in FY 1991; $140.6 million in FY 1992; and $145.5 million in FY 1993. This early evaluation of PHDEP (conducted by Abt Associates Inc., with its subcontractors OKM Associates and TAG Associates, under contract to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) covers the 617 grantees (897 separate grants) funded during PHDEP Rounds 1 through 3 (FY1989-1991). These grants ranged in size from $7,857 to $12.5 million
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