Bucks County Receives $114,000 Worth of Funding to Combat Homelessness in the Area

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The funding will help to build homes in the Bucks County area.

Bucks County was one of several areas in the state to benefit from a major funding initiative that assists those facing hardships. Staff writers for the Lower Bucks Times wrote about the funding.

The Department of Community and Economic Development recently announced that $5.8 million Wirth of funding is being dispersed throughout the state in order to help those facing homeless find homes and resources in order to get them out of their circumstances.

Of the $5.8 million, $114,125 is being sent to Bucks County for Rapid Rehousing initiatives.

“ESG funding provides local governments and nonprofits across the commonwealth with the tools they need to help unlock critical housing resources for their communities,” said Neil Weaver, the organization’s acting secretary. “The funding approved today will go to trusted community organizations to assist individuals and families experiencing or facing homelessness.”

Authorized by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, the funding will be used to help those who are facing homelessness an related hardships in order to improve the local quality of life.

Read more about the recent funding at the Lower Bucks Times.

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