Lifeline Program

Lifeline Program

The Lifeline program provides a monthly discount of $9.25 for broadband internet for households with an income below 135% of the federal poverty line or with at least one member participating in one or more of the following federal programs: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps Medicaid Supplemental Security Income (SSI)…

Community Planning and Development – Community Development Block Grant

Community Planning and Development – Community Development Block Grant

HUD continues its efforts to narrow the digital divide in low-income communities served by HUD by providing, where feasible and with HUD funding, broadband infrastructure to communities in need of such infrastructure. Broadband is the common term used to refer to a very fast connection to the Internet. Such connections are also referred to as…