YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Over $88 million is on its way to Ohio to help combat homelessness, and $2 million of that is earmarked for Mahoning County.
The money is coming from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development.
Locally, 21 agencies will receive funds ranging from $11,000 to $368,000.
The Beatitude House was awarded the largest amount. Homeless Solutions is receiving the second largest at $270,000.
The money will help provide critically needed housing and support for people and families that currently live on the street.
Nationally, HUD awarded $1.8 million this year.