$1.15M supporting housing upgrades

Monday, September 11, 2023

Homes in Franklin County are being brought up to code with a new round of grants.

Through the Community Development Block Grant Program, the Franklin County Regional Housing & Redevelopment Authority received $800,000 to be put toward rehabilitating at least 16 homes for qualifying households in Charlemont and Wendell, as well as an additional $350,000 to renovate at least seven homes in Orange. Additional funding supports the housing authority administering the housing rehabilitation program, as there are multiple levels of oversight and reporting for CDBG-funded activity.

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