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Governor Hogan Awards More Than $30 Million in Neighborhood Revitalization Funds

November 21st, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Governor Larry Hogan today announced more than $30 million in Fiscal Year 2020 neighborhood revitalization program awards. Grants from the Community Legacy program, the Strategic Demolition Fund, the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative, the National Capital Strategic Economic Development Fund, and the Seed Community Development Anchor Institution Fund will support 181 projects in 23 jurisdictions across Maryland and are anticipated to leverage more than $600 million in private and nonprofit sector funds. LocallyCumberland will receive $150,000 for YMCA equipment replacements while Frostburg will receive $120,000 for Center Street re-development and $50,000 for building improvements and ADA upgrades in the Central Business District. All five revitalization programs are managed by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and support business expansion and retention; streetscape improvements; homeownership and home rehabilitation incentives; commercial improvement programs; mixed-use development, and strategic demolition.

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