CONCORD, N.H. — Northern New England states are receiving a total of over $16 million in federal stimulus money to fight homelessness.
The money will be used for rent relief, housing relocation and stabilization services, data collection and administrative costs.
Maine’s state program will receive nearly $6.6 million. Cumberland County is receiving over $605,000 and Portland is getting over $876,000.
In New Hampshire, the state is getting over $4.6 million and Manchester is receiving over $766,000.
Vermont’s state program is receiving nearly $3.4 million.