Six grants totaling $226,417 awarded to Ohio housing counseling agencies

Washington, Ohio – Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced Thursday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has been granted six grants via the Housing Counseling Program.

According to Senator Brown, the Department of Housing and Urban Development gave six funds totaling $226,117 to housing counseling agencies throughout Ohio. They will be used to support families and people who are in need of housing counseling services, such as assistance with property maintenance and financial management, as well as preparation for affordable homeownership.

The following Housing Counseling Agencies have been awarded funds:

  • $48,613 to Community Housing Solutions in Cleveland
  • $38,006 to County Corp in Dayton
  • $56,360 to Fair Housing Resource Center in Painesville
  • $21,546 to Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) in Fremont
  • $32,703 to Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) in Youngstown
  • $28,889 to Working in Neighborhoods in Cincinnati

“Losing a home to foreclosure or eviction turns a family’s life upside down – no one should be left without a home, especially during a pandemic. This vital funding for housing counseling will ensure homeowners and renters – especially homeowners and renters of color who have been hardest hit by this pandemic – have the tools and support they need to navigate our nation’s complex housing system,” Sen. Brown said.

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