Feb 19, 2021 by Staff

Stefanik announces grant for housing assistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) announced that theHousing Assistance Program of Essex County, Inc. will receive a $170,000 grant from NeighborWorks America.

According to a press release,NeighborWorks America is a public, non-profit organization established by Congress in 1978 to support and enhance communities across the country.

“As many North Country residents face the economic challenges wrought by COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to invest in our rural communities to keep housing costs low, sustain neighborhoods, and preserve jobs,” Stefanik said in a statement.

“This federal funding will do just that for our rural communities in Essex County and beyond.”

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