Chico, Paradise and Redding to receive block grants to combat coronavirus

Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) announced CARES Act funding will be used to combat coronavirus in three North State cities.

Posted: Apr 1, 2020 2:42 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The cities of Chico, Paradise, and Redding will receive grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to use to combat coronavirus in the North State.

The funding from the CARES Act will come to the cities through Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) that were issued on March 27.

Chico will receive $512,416; Paradise will get $99,852; and Redding will get $447,450. A spokesperson for Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) told Action News Now the individual cities will have authority over how the money is spent, so long as it is spent to combat coronavirus.

CBDG grants provide flexible funding to municipalities because they have unique needs, said the Congressman.

La Malfa said the move by HUD demonstrates the Trump Administration's commitment to getting aid to Americans as quickly as possible."

"These timely grants will provide Chico, Paradise, and Redding the needed working capital to address the individual needs of our constituents," Congressman LaMalfa added.

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