Columbus City Council Creates $1 Million Food and Rent Fund
The fund was established for families affected by COVID-19
Columbus City Council on Monday created a $1 million emergency human services fund for families needing help with food and housing costs because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
“COVID-19 is going to hit Columbus families hard, especially parents working hourly jobs,” said Council President Shannon Hardin in a statement. “This is a first step of a larger city and community effort to step up for our neighbors in need.“
The money comes from the general fund. The city is working with area nonprofits on implementation.
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