$2 million coming to Valley for homeless services

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.

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