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  • Wayne County Announces Second Batch of Projects from ARPA Funds

    Tiffani C Jackson, Wayne County Communications|Apr 13, 2023

    DETROIT, MI – Today, Wayne County has announced the development projects from a second batch of funds from the American Rescue Plan Act. Included are eight community submitted projects designed to bring development to several cities across the county. An investment of $339 million in human infrastructure covers development under the categories of public spaces, workforce development, housing/education, health, economic recovery, and infrastructure. Batch 2 Community Submitted ARPA Projects i...

  • Wayne County Launches Millennial Advisory Board

    Tiffani C Jackson|Dec 8, 2022

    DETROIT – Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans announced the launch of the Millennial Advisory Board to provide advice and programming that will enhance the quality of life for young entrepreneurs and residents across Wayne County's 43 communities. The inaugural meeting was held November 21. The 10-member appointed board is made up of a group of diverse individuals aged 20-41 to provide recommendations, insight, suggestions, and feedback to the County Executive that will impact the growth a...

  • Wayne County Emergency Rental Assistance Program to close on November 15

    Tiffani C Jackson|Nov 10, 2022

    Program assisted more than 4,500 Wayne County residents Wayne County's Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will close its application portal on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, after more than a year of helping thousands of Wayne County residents. ERAP was launched in September 2021, in the middle of the pandemic after receiving an allocation of $32 million for rental assistance from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). "The economic impact of COVID-19 has had a severe effect on many...

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