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Funding Applications

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CARES Act Funding - Rent, Mortgage and Utility Relief Program Manager

Effective Friday, February 12, 2021, applications will be available for Rent, Mortgage and Utility Relief Program Manager to be funded through the Emergency Shelter Grant Program CARES Act (ESG-CV), administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  This funding covers the period of January 1, 2021-December 31, 2022 and activities must prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, with a prioritization for extremely low, low, and moderate-income families/ businesses.  Eligible applicants must be incorporated for profit, nonprofit, or public organizations or businesses able to undertake their approved activity within the boundaries of the City of Scranton. Applicants must demonstrate the financial management and programmatic expertise to successfully develop, design, implement and monitor the proposed activity. All applicants must meet other federal requirements concerning equal opportunity, fair housing, affirmative marketing, environmental review, displacement, relocation, acquisition, labor, lead-based paint, conflict of interest, debarment and suspension and flood insurance where applicable.

Rent, Mortgage and Utility Relief Grant Program Management Grant is $1,000,000

Rent, Mortgage and Utility Relief Grant Program Management is defined as: Assistance Providing Rent, Mortgage and Utility Assistance to low-moderate income families with in the City of Scranton whom became delinquent due to the COVID 19 Pandemic.  Recipient must be familiar with the HMIS system as well as the Rapid-ReHousing, Homeless Prevention and Emergency Shelter programs as indicated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) criteria.  Up to 5% of the grant amount can be used as Administration Cost as determined by OECD.  Recipient must be in good standing with the City of Scranton’s OECD in regards to Record Keeping.  Recipient must be able to obtain clients via email, phone and walk-ins Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm.  Language interpreter on staff is highly recommended.  

             

Applications are available online at www.scrantonworks.org. Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021.  Failure to provide a complete application will disqualify applicants.

If you have any questions regarding this application please contact Liza Carroll via email at Lcarroll@scrantonpa.gov.

Paige G. Cognetti, Mayor

Eileen Cipriani, OECD, Executive Director

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