Vogel Announces $1.3 Million in PHARE Funding for Beaver and Lawrence Counties

HARRISBURG – Sen. Elder Vogel, Jr. (R-47) announced $1.3 million will be awarded to several Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) applicants in Beaver and Lawrence County.

“These organizations dedicate their time and resources toward helping those who have fallen on hard times and struggle to find a place to call home,” said Vogel. “I am pleased to see that they will benefit from this funding which will further their ability to help our neighbors in need.”

Beaver County

The Cornerstone of Beaver County (TCBC) received $200,000 for the TCBC Men’s Shelter Operations.

Jubilee Housing received $260,000 for their Impact: 2nd Street Project.

The Salvation Army received $75,000 for the Beaver County Housing Assistance Project which aims to assist Beaver County households in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing including those currently involved in ESG, RRH, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing programs. Funding will also be used to assist with engaging landlords in the effort to address the lack of affordable housing options.

The Invision Foundation received $50,000 for their See Beyond Disabilities Beaver County Home Rehabilitations Project which will go towards home remediation support for two people in their Residential Program.

The County received $50,000 for their Home Modification Program which assists households with mobility and/or safety challenges.

Lawrence County

Lawrence County Department of Planning and Community Development received $400,000 for the Lawrence County Blight Removal Program.

Redevelopment Authority of Lawrence County received $200,000 for their Blight Removal Program.

Beaver/Lawrence County

Housing Opportunities of Beaver County received $80,000 for their Enhancing Housing Opportunities for All proposal which would aims to bolster sustainable homeownership and housing stability for individuals of all backgrounds.

The funding for this round of PHARE applications came from the Marcellus Shale Impact Fees and Realty Transfer Taxes.


CONTACT: Abby Chiumento, 717-787-3076

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