City and Parish Council meet on the 7.2 Million Dollar Residential Fund that will be allocated to people who are unable to pay..
Local agencies receive money to continue with pandemic relief
Ago, the covid-19 pandemic took over the world later, people are still struggling kq2's danielle soxy spoke with one local agency on how they continue to play a part in helping the community during a pandemic <<<(reporting, danielle sachse) sot: major ronald key, salvation army "we're here to help people, we'll help them if we can."agencies like salvation army continue to step into to help with those who are personally impacted sot: major ronald key, salvation army "well we basically can help to $500 in rent...cut back whatever that may look like for them."major ronald key says that they are to receive $6,000 of private funding that will goes toward community members who need help with paying rent, utility bills, and mortgage payments sot: major ronald key, salvation army "we've always had money to help with rent and utilites...affected by covid."the city of st.
Joseph is also stepping in to do their part the cares act, agencies like catholic charities and community action partnership will each receive assist in housing payments sot: clint thompson, planning development director "the reason the city has partnered with entities...work directly with these public agencies so."
Funding could go quickly, but agencies involved have the option to ask for more, if needed.sot: clint thompson, planning and community development director "funding available for business retention....to assess local businesses."reporting in st.
Joseph, danielle soxy, kq2 news> $50,000 of the cares act funding will also go to local agencies such as social welfare, ywca, pivatol point, and samaratin center.