From The Columbus Dispatch:
The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority will be using $21 million in new federal money to pay for emergency vouchers to house 298 homeless families.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the money as part of $5 billion being distributed nationwide for housing the homeless.
From WVEC Nofolk:
If you stopped by the park at the Oakleaf Forest housing community Wednesday, you’d think it was just one big party.
It featured music, games, and an ice cream truck on the warm spring day.
But the event, coordinated by Hampton University, strived to keep people healthy.
From the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino's press release:
More than 400 individuals and families in San Bernardino County will have the ability to call a place home, thanks to the new Emergency Housing Voucher program funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021.
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From the Fort Worth Report:
Millions of dollars in Tarrant County are waiting to be used for rent relief.
Together, Tarrant County and the cities of Fort Worth and Arlington received a combined $63 million to give tenants and landlords for rent and utilities. Tarrant County has allocated nearly $852,000 of its $24 million available funds. The county is set to receive an additional $19 million from the federal government in the coming weeks.
On Monday, May 17, HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge announced the allocation of $5 billion in American Rescue Plan funds for 70,000 emergency housing vouchers (EHVs) for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.