Over $200K in HUD CARES Act Funding for North Country housing authorities

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This April 16, 2020 photo shows a real estate company sign that marks a home for sale in Harmony, Pa. U.S. new home sales plunged 15.4% in March as the lockdowns that began in the middle of the month began to rattle the housing market.
The Commerce Department reported Thursday, April 23, that sales of new single-family homes dropped to a seasonally ajdjusted annual rate of 627,000 last month after sales had fallen 4.6% in February. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWTI) — Additional funding will be granted to several housing authorities throughout the North Country.

Over $200,000 in Housing and Urban Development Housing CARES Act support will be awarded.

The following authorities will receive funding:

  • $34,143 for the Gloversville Housing Authority
  • $31,880 for the Plattsburgh Housing Authority
  • $157,154 for the Glens Falls Housing Authority
  • $17,973 for the Harrietstown Housing Authority
  • $2,306 for the Dolgeville Housing Authority
  • $5,684 for the Town of Wilton

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik helped to secure this funding.

“As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our communities are facing significant need when it comes to public housing programs,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “I look forward to witnessing the positive impact this funding will have on our North Country communities and families, and I will continue to advocate for these important programs.”

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