Sharon to receive financial aid from federal grants


The funds come from the CDBG and other U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development programs

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WASHINGTON D.C. (WYTV) – On Wednesday, Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey announced that the state would be receiving over $170 million in new government-funded grants.

The funds come from the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and other U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development programs as a result of the latest COVID-19 relief legislation.

In the list of cities and counties to receive funding, Sharon is expected to receive $347,520.

Allegheny County will receive over $8 million and the city of Pittsburgh will receive an additional $8.3 million.

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