By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The City of Pittsburgh has received more funding to assist those struggling to make rent and utilities due to COVID-19.READ MORE: Giant Eagle To Reinstitute Mask Requirements For Employees, Will Request Customers To Wear Masks Inside Stores
An additional $7 million was allotted for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, the city announced on Monday.READ MORE: Groundbreaking Set For Housing Complex At Site Of Former Garfield Synagogue
The City of Pittsburgh first received $8.9 million in funding from the Consolidated Appropriations Act back in February and established the joint program with Allegheny County.
The assistance provided by these funds is eligible for people within a certain income bracket and can last up to 12 months with another three months if needed.MORE NEWS: Rite Aid To Open Location At South Side Works In 2022
People who believe they would benefit from this program can find the link to apply here.