WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 10, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that Michigan City will receive $602,943 under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program aims to develop communities by supporting decent housing, suitable living environments, and expanded economic opportunities.
Mayor Ron Meer of Michigan City stated, “Receiving the CDBG grant is vitally important to the work we are doing here in Michigan City, especially in our Westside area. Eliminating blighted structures, providing home improvement assistance, building safe and affordable new homes, and providing improved infrastructure are ways we are leveraging this money into positive change for our community. In addition, this grant money will allow us to continue providing much needed social services for those in need.”
Congressman Pete Visclosky stated, “I applaud Mayor Meer and the leaders of Michigan City for utilizing this program to improve economic opportunities for the residents of Michigan City. I look forward to seeing the continued positive results of their great work.”
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