This Week
  • Siblings Bradley Calkins and Katherine Lindahl are co-CEOs of Rochester Midland.

  • The number of temporary help employees locally has grown since the recession.

  • Kelby Russell wants you to know: Local wines are among the world's finest.

  • Employee cross-training has become essential for organizations to run smoothly.

  • P3 Systems Inc. sells and services new and refurbished networking equipment.

  • Challenges mount for area companies that do business in Russia.

U.S. gives city $11.3 million for anti-poverty efforts

Rochester Business Journal
August 22, 2014

The city of Rochester will receive $11.3 million for anti-poverty activities, including nearly $8 million for the Community Development Block Grant program.

Rochester will get nearly $2 million for the Home Investment Partnerships program for low-income families, $687,700 for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS, and $666,000 for the Emergency Solutions Grants program for those that are homeless or in danger of losing their homes.

The four grants come through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

“By increasing our investment in affordable housing and economic opportunities, we can help break the cycle of poverty and empower citizens to improve their lives and get ahead,” Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton, said in a statement announcing the funding.

(c) 2014 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email service@rbj.net.


What You're Saying 

There are no comments yet. Be the first to add yours!

Post Your Own Comment

 
Username:
Password:

Not registered? Sign up now!
 

To Do   Text Size
Post CommentPost A Comment eMail Size1
View CommentsView All Comments PrintPrint Size2
ReprintsReprints Size3
  • E-mailed
  • Commented
  • Viewed
RBJ   Google