Congresswoman Miller announces $18.8 Million for COVID-19 response

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-WV) announced today $18,840,000 in grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to localities in West Virginia to aid in the COVID-19 response efforts.

“We are working across all levels of government to deliver funding to help West Virginia respond to COVID-19,” said Congresswoman Miller. “These grants will provide important resources for our vulnerable populations, directly at the community level. We are all in this fight together against a single common enemy, working to reduce the spread of the virus and provide relief for all West Virginians impacted by the crisis.”

HUD received a total of $12.4 billion in allocated funds from the CARES Act that passed last week. The funding is being dispersed nationally through Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Grants. The full details of awards in West Virginia are below:

NAME                       CDBG20-COVID Recovery ESG20-COVID Recovery HOPWA20-COVID Recovery
Beckley city $197,277.00 $0.00 $0.00
Charleston $892,222.00 $0.00 $0.00
Huntington $1,058,173.00 $538,314.00 $0.00
Martinsburg $210,613.00 $0.00 $0.00
Morgantown $251,333.00 $0.00 $0.00
Parkersburg $529,739.00 $0.00 $0.00
Vienna City $63,506.00 $0.00 $0.00
Weirton $249,843.00 $0.00 $0.00
Wheeling $696,504.00 $0.00 $0.00
West Virginia Nonentitlement $8,377,856.00 $5,690,597.00 $84,023.00
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