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MSHDA grants $50,000 to Capital Area United Way for home repairs

Posted: 7:58 PM, Aug 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-15 19:58:54-04

LANSING, Mich. — The Capital Area United Way is getting a hefty grant.

The grant is coming from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MHSDA) for the city of Eaton Rapids to continue its work of community change and improving the lives of local residents.

The grant of, $50,000 along with $5,500 is matching funds from the city of Eaton Rapids to be used to repair owner-occupied homes that are unsafe of are in risk of foreclosure.

"We're very excited that these grant dollars will go to help low to moderate income households and making sure that those households are safe and that they are stable and so that they meet code compliance it's very important to keep families in their households and these grant dollars will allow us to do that," Teresa Kmetz, of Capital Area United Way, said.

The city manager of Eaton Rapids said he was delighted to see this grant go to his city. He also hopes the money will help the city have safe, well-maintained homes--continuing to make it a great place to live and play.

For more information about Capital Area United Way, click here
or call 517-203-5000.

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