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Bay Aging receives $300,000 to target homelessness in region

Bay Aging, which serves the 10 counties of the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck, received a $300,000 grant, part of more than $6 million in Homeless Reduction Grants through the Virginia Housing Trust Fund for 38 projects throughout Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday.

Overall, the funding will advance 102 targeted efforts to reduce homelessness, which include rapid re-housing, support services for permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless, and the pre-development of permanent supportive housing projects for individuals or families experiencing recurring homelessness.

The Bay Aging project will fund planning and innovative housing solutions for adults aged 62 and older who are currently experiencing homelessness in the Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula Local Planning Group, a release from the governor’s office stated.

Additionally, funding will support rapid re-housing expenses, including a housing stabilization case manager, housing stabilization fin...

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