federal community development block grants

New England News
6:34 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Gov. Patrick Announces $31M In Development Grants

Thirty-eight cities and towns across Massachusetts are set to receive $31 million in federal Community Development Block Grants.  

Gov. Deval Patrick says the money will help pay for housing rehabilitation, public service projects and local infrastructure.

Patrick planned to officially announce the grants Friday in West Springfield, where $900,000 will be used for housing, social service programs and upgrades to neighborhood sidewalks.

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