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Bay Aging receives grants aimed at reducing homelessness

Bay Aging has received two grants totaling $325,823 from the Virginia Housing Trust Fund to support rapid rehousing ($60,000) and to provide permanent supportive housing at scattered sites on the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck ($265,823).

The two projects are among 55 projects across the state that received a total of $12 million in grants aimed at reducing homelessness for 2,177 individuals and families in Virginia, said a press release from the office of Gov. Glenn Youngkin.

“In the pursuit of sustainable economic growth and a thriving business landscape, it is imperative that we develop responsive housing solutions,” said Youngkin in the release. “This funding not only safeguards our most vulnerable citizens, but also addresses the changing housing needs of all Virginians.

The grants represent 20 percent of this fiscal year’s Virginia Housing Trust Fund investment, said the release. The remaining funds support the production of new or rehabilitated housing units throug...

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