Metropolis of Vienna receives $100,852 Group Growth Block Grant from U.S. Division of Housing and City Growth

VIENNA, W.Va. (WTAP) – The town of Vienna acquired the neighborhood growth block grant Tuesday from the U.S. Division of Housing and City Growth.

The grant is for $100,852 {dollars}. The Group Growth Block Grant program gives annual grants to assist develop viable city and rural communities by offering first rate housing, an appropriate dwelling setting, and by increasing financial alternatives.

Vienna Mayor, Randy Rapp, says a few of the issues they wish to use the cash for embrace: minor house repairs, vitality environment friendly home windows and doorways, planning and administration, and fixing issues on the senior citizen heart.

Mayor Rapp shared what this grant means for the town of Vienna.

“That is cash that we might not have and so all of this cash that we get offers us a chance to assist those that we usually wouldn’t have an avenue to try this. In order I mentioned we did 17 households final yr. That’s 17 households that might not have reached any assist. So it means lots to us and it means lots to our neighborhood,” shared Rapp.

Mayor Rapp says he’s grateful for the grant and appears ahead to serving to individuals within the Vienna neighborhood.

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