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News Release

Grant Funds Available for Projects to Serve Low, Moderate Income Neighborhoods, Enhance Affordable Housing and Address Homelessness

For immediate release: January13, 2017

The City of Moreno Valley is currently accepting application proposals for grant funds dedicated to programs and projects benefiting low and moderate income residents or neighborhoods, eliminating blight, enhancing affordable housing and addressing homelessness issues.

The City anticipates receiving approximately $1.9 million in Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, approximately $527,000 in HOME Investment Partnership funding and approximately $182,000 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

CDBG program funds must be used for projects benefiting low and moderate income residents or neighborhoods, to eliminate blight or for community emergency needs. HOME program funds must be used to create, retain or rehabilitate affordable housing. ESG program funds must be used to improve the quality of life for the homeless or those at risk of homelessness.

The City is currently accepting application proposals through January 30, 2017. Requests for an application can be made by calling the City's Finance staff at 951.413.3449 or via e-mail at np@moval.org.

Examples of eligible projects include neighborhood public improvements, housing rehabilitation programs, affordable housing creation, crime prevention, code enforcement, economic development, public services. Both government and certified non-profit agencies may apply for project or program funding that benefits low and moderate income people in Moreno Valley.

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