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Lee Commissioners accept $2 million in HUD grants for homelessness

Posted at 10:27 AM, Apr 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-19 12:11:41-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Lee Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to accept more than $2 million in Continuum of Care grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide housing and services to persons who are experiencing homelessness.

The funds are handled by Human and Veteran Services and local nonprofit agencies.

Lee County expects around 2,970 people to get information, referrals, housing, and supportive services.

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