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Commissioners Approve Homeless Solutions Grant

August 8th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Commissioners approved a homeless solutions program grant- which among other things provides rental assistance. Commissioners President Jake Shade said he fully supports this program which is a grant agreement with the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. Earlier this summer he expressed frustration with a different state program that covered rent for individuals claiming continued fiscal issues resulting from COVID-19.  He said this new program has more requirements in place to ensure that no one is abusing or taking advantage of the system…