CSC Receives Over $3.5 Million for COVID-Related Emergency Rental Assistance

From the Newport News Times:

Community Services Consortium has received over three and half a million dollars of federal CARES Act funding to use as emergency rental assistance for residents of Linn, Benton and Lincoln Counties who have suffered a job loss or under-employment due to COVID-19.


From the News Guard:

It is intended to assist renters financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are to be disbursed starting June 24th for residents that qualify in Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties and are expected to remain available through the end of the year.


From the Albany Democrat-Herald:

“Stable housing is fundamental to every aspect of our lives and this funding will help many of our hard working households remain housed. We are so grateful to be able to help our local community members with these funds,” Pegge McGuire, acting Executive Director of Community Services Consortium, said in a press release.


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